Luchtvaartmuseum Aviodrome
(National Aviation Museum of the Netherlands Aviodrome)
Lelystad, Netherlands
February 2022
The Museum was first opened in 2003 having moved from the 'Aviodome' as it was called then at Schipol Airport.
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Left to right:
Fokker C.5D (634) Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu) from 1925.
Fokker F.7a (H-NADP) from 1928.
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Left to right:
Cierva C-30A Autogiro (SE-AFI marked 'PH-HHH').
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Left to right:
Westland Dragonfly HR.5 (WG752 marked 8-1 'Jezebel') ex Fleet Air Arm from 1952 to 1970. To Aviodome, Schipol in 1991.
Sikorsky UH-19F Chickasaw (HO4S-3) (076 'V') ex Kon.Marine.
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Left to right:
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth (A-38 ex R5242). In total over 8,700 Tiger Moths have been built, 4,200 of them for the RAF. The Dutch received 56 (serials A-1 to A-56) from 1946 they remained in service until the early 1960s.
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Left to right:
Noorduyn (North American) AT-16ND Harvard IIB (unmarked really B-73 ex KLu ex RAF FT228) 'Cathy'. One of 200 (serials B-1 to B-200) supplied to the Koninklijke Luchtmacht - KLu (Royal Netherlands Air Force) by Noorduyn in Canada.
17,096 AT-6s were built before and during the World War Two. In USAAF service it was known as the AT-6 Texan, the 5,000 supplied to British and Commonwealth Air Forces were known as the Harvard.
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Left to right:
Fokker S-11 Instructor (E-9) Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu).
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Left to right:
Douglas DC-3 Dakota (PH-TCB). Note this and the CASA 352 have had their right wing removed for an easier fit in the museum building!
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Left to right:
Lockheed VC-121B Constellation (N749NL ex 48-0612).
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Left to right:
de Havilland Sea Devon C.20 (DH104 Dove) (XJ350 registered PH-MAD).
Construcciones Aeronauticas SA (CASA) 352L (T.2B-275 registered G-BFHF marked '1Z-IK') ex Ejercito de Aire (Spanish Air Force). To Aviodrome via Warbirds of Great Britain Limited in 2007.
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Left to right:
Grumman US-2N Tracker (151 'V') formally based at Valkenburg and also operated from the Dutch Navy's aircraft carrier Hr.Ms. Karel Doorman.
Fokker Spin III (PH-SPN). Constructed as an airworthy replica by Fokker in 1936.
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Left to right:
Douglas C-47A Dakota (PH-DDZ).
Douglas DC-2 (PH-AJU).
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Left to right:
Fokker S-14 Machtrainer (K-1 registered PH-XIV) prototype.
Lockheed F-104G Starfighter (D-8061). The first F-104A Starfighter flew in 1954. Production of this multi-role, all-weather strike fighter was started in many of the countries which adopted this unique aircraft, such as Fokker in Holland, Fiat in Italy, Messerschmitt in Germany and SABCA in Belgium. D-8061 was built by Fokker for the RNLAF. 323 and 322 Squadrons received the F-104G in 1964, 311 Squadron in 1965 and 312 Squadron in 1966. From 1980 the F-104Gs were replaced by the General Dynamics F-16A.
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Left to right:
Noorduyn UC-64A Norseman (44-70509 registered I-AIAK, in 1957 EC-ANO, in 1959 CN-TEE, later F-AZBN) from 1947. As photographed in 1980 at La Ferte Alais.
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Left to right:
Gloster Meteor F.8 (I-187 '3W-32'). The Royal Netherlands Air Force received 65 Meteor F.4s, acquired in 1948 for air defence these were the first jet aircraft the Air Force initially flown by 322 Squadron. They also received 43 Meteor T.7s and 160 Meteor F.8s from 1951. They were replaced by the Hawker Hunter.
Hawker Hunter F.51 (E-410 marked 'WV395'). The Hawker Hunter is a single-engine single-seat jet fighter aircraft produced by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft and was also produced under license by Avions Fairey in Belgium and by Fokker in the Netherlands.
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Left to right:
Beech D.18 (G-BKRG marked '22429 V' really ex 51-11665 previously F-AZEJ).
Lockheed SP-2H Neptune (210).
Douglas C-54A Skymaster (41-107469 ex SAAF 6906 marked 'PH-TAR').
Antonov An-2R (Soviet AF 19 yellow marked '562 red' c/n 1G172-48).
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Left to right:
Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21PFM (473 c/n 94A7006) ex East-German Air Force (NVA).
Saab Viggen AJSH 37 (37901 '51') F21 markings.
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