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The first flight was made in and were built up to They were withdrawn in the early s, all being scrapped from It was cancelled from the register in after an emergency landing and was given to the museum in following many years in open storage at Wevelgem.
The red comet was later adopted by 2 Wing. Later when they were retired they were sold on for civilian use.
Later still, the majority of stored aircraft were moved to a store at Kapellen. Designed as fighters they quickly ended up as trainers due to their lack of basic speed. Originally Tiger Moth dealers they decided in to design a comparable bi-plane training aircraft.
Bristol Sycamore HR. Ending it's service with 20 Squadron of the 15th Wing at Brussels-Melsbroek, many of the remaining fleet weren't quite so lucky and were scrapped at Koksijde during It later moved to Evere and was Brussels dating free to the Museum of the Army.
Restoration started in with the final painting completed in Numerous other disassembled airframes and equipment are stored adjacent to the workshops, awaiting some loving care and attention.
Following the end of the World War Two, 42 Oxfords serials O-1 to O were transferred to Belgium for use as communications aircraft with Squadron. Every inch of available space is used to display the aircraft, including the entire balcony area.
It required a new wing and tail and was finally completed in December when this image was taken. VI and in was under long-term restoration.
However on a flight across to Europe it was written off in a forced landing in a river in Belgium and was consequently taken off the British aircraft register. It is also works on the development of independent and quality journalism in support of democratic, social and economic development.
It is intended to present the aircraft in it's Lancashire Aircraft Corporation colours of In the course of claiming his 37th victory in Octoberand another balloon, he was hit in the leg and crashed.