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de Havilland Tiger Moth * Retired *
4 aircraft transferred from KLU on 1 June 1956. Serialled 21-101 to 21-104 (or U-101 to U-104), with 102 & 103 later reserialled 001 and 002. Last withdrawn 17 December 1965, used for towing Navy club gliders at De Kooy and Valkenburg.
The serial range S-1 to S-10 was reserved in the NEI around 1940-41 for some Tiger Moths, but not taken up.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
21-101 83833* T7306* 1 June 1956 ex-KLU A-27, wfu 27 Aug 1959
21-102 86589 PG692 1 June 1956 ex-KLU A-28,later 001, wfu 10 Nov 1960
21-103 86632 PG746 1 June 1956 ex-KLU A-49, later 002, wfu 17 Dec 1965
21-104 85170 T6961 1 June 1956 ex-KLU A-54, w/o 4 Sept 1956
* 70 Jaar... gives c/n 83761 and T7262 for this aircraft.

References:

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


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