Niederrhein-Weeze (GER)


Serial: FX-69


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31/08/1964 Taken on Charge
06/06/1967 Cat. 1 Glass of Infra-Red Sight broken after birdstrike. Pilot: Adj Vl. G. Neyens (349 Sqn)
00/06/1971 Used by 'Slivers'-demoteam
05/02/1972 Cat. 2 at Beauvechain AB. Damage to the landing gear during startup. Pilot: Maj Vl Vanhecke
09/07/1974 Cat. 2 at Solenzara (FRA). Collision with an Armée de l'Air aircraft during taxiing. Pilot: Maj Vl
  G. D'Hert (CO 349 Sqn)
12/10/1979 Cat. 2 at Beauvechain AB. Collision with fire extuingisher during taxiing. Pilot: Olt Vl P. Martin (349
18/07/1980 Arrived Koksijde AB for storage (last served with 1W/349 Sqn)
00/01/1987 Struck of Charge and sold to Radcomm Enterprise
15/07/1991 Transferred to Koninklijk Legermuseum/Brussels Air Museum (depot)
04/07/1992 First noted back at Koksijde AB (stored, fuselage only)
04/07/1994 Last noted at Koksijde AB (stored, fuselage only)
11/10/1994 Stored at Kapellen, depot of Koninklijk Legermuseum/Brussels Air Museum
00/00/1998 Noted at scrapdealer (Mr. R. Huygens) in Peutie (intention was to use the tail to restore the FX-47)
00/11/2000 Fuselage stored at Peutie (no tail)
00/03/2001 Last noted at Peutie (without tail), aircraft was sold
30/04/2001 Fuselage at Gosselies (with tail from FX58), intention to restore the aircraft (by the owner
  Mr. Johan Bringmans).
30/11/2006 During restoration the tail of FX-70 will be used instead of FX58, wings of  FX70, several parts of
  the FX-18 and spare parts of German and Dutch Starfighters will be (such as German C2 ejection
23/04/2008 The FX-69 transported by road from Gosselies to its new home at Niederrhein/Weeze (GER)
REMARK The FX-69 was the 3rd most used aircraft with the Slivers-demoteam.
  Intention of the project is to restore the aircraft in original Slivers-colorscheme.
  All pictures during the operational use of the Slivers aircraft are welcomed !
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This page was last updated on: 07-Jul-2008