Lelystad: US Army Fokker F.27 arrived in The Netherlands. Bought!

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Lelystad: US Army Fokker F.27 arrived in The Netherlands. Bought!

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...see
https://www.pilootenvliegtuig.nl/2019/1 ... troopship/
SCOOP: Nederlandse stichting koopt F27 400M Troopship

De C-31A verruilt spoedig haar thuishaven Pope Air Force Base nabij Fort Bragg voor Laurenburg-Maxton
waar het vliegtuig wordt klaargemaakt voor de trans-Atlantische oversteek.
Earlier this month:
https://www.pilootenvliegtuig.nl/2019/1 ... troopship/
referred to
https://gsaauctions.gov/gsaauctions/auc ... CI20080601
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Airnieuws is now static, FokkerNews.nl update Feb2023
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Nice to see this one coming back to its roots.
Here is a low quality pic of the same aircraft taken on 1 September 1985 during one of its test flights still as PH-EXJ.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/2221/cGl2qI.jpg
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Wie weet waar hij in Nederland heen gaat, Lelystad?
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It comes to Lelystad according to this article: https://vncenl.wordpress.com/2019/11/19 ... excalibur/

Can't wait to see/hear it!
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Registration will be N27FF (FAA reservation 14nov19)
https://amcaronline.blogspot.com/2019/1 ... r-f27.html
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RobertMB wrote:Registration will be N27FF (FAA reservation 14nov19)
https://amcaronline.blogspot.com/2019/1 ... r-f27.html
Registered since yesterday (25 November).
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Re: 2020: US Army Fokker F.27 coming to The Netherlands. Bou

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Is it still not known when it comes to the Netherlands?
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Nope. Laatste bericht op hun website dateert al weer van eind december. Nog even geduld dus.
Enne, hoe langer het duurt, hoe groter de kans dat ie in het zonnetje arriveert he.... ;-)
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Dat klopt Patrick,
maar met een mooi winterzonnetje is het ook niet gek...

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wat is er eigenlijk met de andere C-31 gebeurd, de Golden Knights gebruikt ze al een paar jaar niet meer toch?
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Volgens scramble database staat ie in het Pima Air Museum
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michel N wrote:Volgens scramble database staat ie in het Pima Air Museum
Er zijn er twee. Een staat in pima, de ander komt hier.
https://www.heesters.eu/wp-content/uplo ... 24x684.jpg
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Klopt, de vraag was ook waar de ander staat :)
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Trabanti wrote:wat is er eigenlijk met de andere C-31 gebeurd, de Golden Knights gebruikt ze al een paar jaar niet meer toch?
Zijn beide nog tot in 2019 in actieve dienst geweest.
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HansAir wrote:
Trabanti wrote:wat is er eigenlijk met de andere C-31 gebeurd, de Golden Knights gebruikt ze al een paar jaar niet meer toch?
Zijn beide nog tot in 2019 in actieve dienst geweest.
Als ik mij niet vergis is de eerste in Sept 2018 al naar AMARG gevlogen, meen rond de 23/24e van die maand.

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