Nîmes-Garons 2007Back to Country
Date: 16 September 2007
Made by: Scramble
Static: 318 SA365F1 35F 1057/AZB SA330B EAALAT 4032/AXP SA342M EAALAT F-BIFS H-23A ex France 273 F-BOFU AB47G ex France 102 F-ZBDI SA316B Sécurité Civile * F-ZBFC AS350B1 Sécurité Civile * F-ZBPA EC145 Sécurité Civile * F-ZBPT EC145 Sécurité Civile * = also flying Flying: F-ZBAP/T12 S-2 Firecat Sécurité Civile F-ZBFV/37 CL-415 Sécurité Civile F-ZBMC/73 DHC-8-Q402MR Sécurité Civile These three aircraft performed a fire fighting demonstration. Far side / Elsewhere: 2, 15 ATL2 21F EI-DPV B737-8AS Ryanair F-ZBAF SE3160 preserved, gate F-ZBEG/39 CL-415 Sécurité Civile TR-LTZ DC-8-73CF Gabon Gvmt Dump: 1575 SE3160 std F-ZBDC SE3160 Sécurité Civile Hangar open: F-ZBPI, F-ZBPL EC145 Sécurité Civile F-ZBPO, F-ZBPP EC145 Sécurité Civile F-ZBPY, F-ZBQE EC145 Sécurité Civile This open day was organised by the Sécurité Civile and as they only have limited platform space at Nîmes, the number of participants was also limited. The flying display was performed with backlight, so photographers had a difficult time... The fire fighting display of the three Marseille based aircraft was very spectacular. Most interesting aircraft was the DC-8 of the government of Gabon, which was parked outside the Sabena Technics hangar.