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Reims/Cessna F.172E (F172-0024)


Date: ca. 1973

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this second hand Cessna (build by Reims) was registered on February 2 1973 to a couple private users (R. Debruyne & his partner M. De Bou) based at Ostend airport, here seen in a livery of the previous British operator without titles parked inside a hangar at its home base.

Date: 26/12/1975

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: in fact René Debruyne was founder of the Noordzee Vliegclub back on October 21 1970, here seen with the logo of his club in the tail and in 1981 the airframe officially migrated (as 4th aircraft) to them.

Date: ca. 1985

Location: -/EBFN

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on August 4 1983 it moved on to West Aviation Club based at Koksijde Air Base, here seen such in a slightly updated livery without titles. After been for a while in storage over there it was on June 8 1986 sold to Garage - Carrosserie Noack pvba and a year later on April 4 it was sold to the Netherlands for spares being cancelled from the register on September 30 1987. However in December of the same year it was picked up in the German register as "D-EINO" where it carried on untill it was ' destroyed ' somewhere in Germany on December 31 1995 without further details.


Belgian register