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Bataille Triplane Brussels Museum 30 Oct 199978 viewsUnder restoration and since completed and on display.
note: This was a quick and dirty visit on the way to a flightsim competition, the balcony was closed as it was considered dangerous, worth a re-visit!
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'MJ360' Brussels Museum 30 Oct 199979 viewsSpitfire LF.IXc MJ784 c/n 1301 ex-SM-15 'GE-B'. On the balcony the tail of Bücker Bestman Bü181B 'TP-CP' c/n 021969. The huge propeller belongs to C-119G CP-46 'OT-CEH c/n 11254 ex-53-8151.
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'23' Brussels Museum 30 Oct 199978 viewsRearview of the MiG-23BN, with Caravelle OO-SRA high up behind. Also pictured: RF-4C 68-0590 'SW', F-104G FX-12, Saab J-35A Draken 35067, and on the balcony above the Draken a Hanriot HD.1 No. HD-78, recognizable by its chequered cowling.
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3911 Brussels Museum 30 Oct 199974 viewsMiG-15bis c/n 623911 ex-Czech Air Force. To museum in 1989 as swap for Meteor F8 EG247 which went to Kbely Museum Prague. In the background Mi-24D 96+33 ex NVA 528.
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'77' Brussels Museum 30 Oct 199980 viewsMiG-21 F-13 in Soviet AF colour scheme, actually ex-Indonesian Air Force F-2157. On the left is Sud-Aviation HSS-1 Seabat B-6 'OT-ZKF', one of eight ordered by Belgium in 1961 for SAR duties.
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'23' Brussels Museum 30 Oct 199977 viewsMiG-23BN, ex-Egypt AF 4421, in Soviet AF colour scheme as 23 red
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'425/17' Brussels Museum 30 Oct 199982 viewsFokker DR.1 replica with original parts. From memory it was suspended in the passageway between the Army exhibition and the Aviation hall.
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G-ACGR Brussels Museum 30 Oct 199983 viewsPercival P.1B Gull IV II, c/n D.29, built 1933 for Sir Philip Sassoon, then UK Under Secretary of State for Air. In 1933 and 1934 it took part in the Kings Cup air races. In Dec 34 a subsequent owner ditched it in a river in Belgium, and in 1973 it was discovered in a barn near Nieuport, and donated to the museum, where it was lovingly restored.
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G-ACGR Brussels Museum Apr 200079 viewsPercival P.1B Gull IV II, c/n D.29, built 1933 for Sir Philip Sassoon, then UK Under Secretary of State for Air. In 1933 and 1934 it took part in the Kings Cup air races. In Dec 34 a subsequent owner ditched it in a river in Belgium, and in 1973 it was discovered in a barn near Nieuport, and donated to the museum, where it was lovingly restored.
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'OO-TIP' Brussels Museum 30 Oct 199984 viewsHanworth UK-built Tipsy S.2 c/n 29 as G-AFVH in 1939 and sold to Belgium with inofficial reg OO-TIP, operated as OO-ASB.

   
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