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Piper L-21 * Retired *
Between 1966 and 1976 the MLD had a series of L-21 Super Cub aircraft on loan from the KLu. Used as glider tugs at de Kooy and Valkenburg (1 each). All aircraft flew in their original colours.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
R-124 18-3614     L-21B, US Army: 54-2414. Valkenburg
R-134 18-3624     L-21B, US Army: 54-2424. De Kooy
R-138 18-3628     L-21B, US Army: 54-2428. De Kooy
R-140 18-3639     L-21B, US Army: 54-2430. Valkenburg
R-149 18-3639     L-21B, US Army: 54-2439. Valkenburg & De Kooy
R-156 18-3646     L-21B, US Army: 54-2446. Valkenburg
R-163 18-3653     L-21B, US Army: 54-2453. De Kooy
R-170 18-3660     L-21B, US Army: 54-2460. De Kooy
R-172 18-3662     L-21B, US Army: 54-2462. Valkenburg
R-176 18-3666     L-21B, US Army: 54-2466. De Kooy
R-182 18-3672     L-21B, US Army: 54-2472. De Kooy
R-203 18-1683     L-21A, US Army: 51-15683. Valkenburg
R-204 18-1687     L-21A, US Army: 51-15687. De Kooy
R-211 18-1679     L-21A, US Army: 51-15679. De Kooy
R-217 18-1692     L-21A, US Army: 51-15692. De Kooy

References:

  • Dutch Military Aviation 1945-1978 by Paul A Jackson (1978)
  • 70 Jaar Marineluchtvaartdienst by N. Geldhof (1987)
  • Dutch Super Cubs


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