Association des Amis du Musee du Château
Le Château de Savigny-Lès-Beaune, France
May 1991 and August 1998
August 1998
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Fouga CM.170 Magister R (?? not 166 '10-KK') ex AdlA.
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Fouga CM-175 Zephyr (2) ex French Navy. The navalised version of the Magister first flew in July 1956.

Dassault Mystere IIC (013). First flight in 1953, to CEV before transfer to AIA Clermont-Ferrand as a ground trainer.

F-84F Thunderstreak (29003 coded '4-SA' ex AdlA) it has been fitted with the rear fuselage from (FU-21) a Belgian AF jet. The Armée de l'Air received its first Thunderstreaks in 1955 a year later they deployed the F-84F during the Suez crisis. The F-84F were replaced by the Mirage III in the mid 1960s. As photographed in 2015.
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SNCASO (Sud Aviation) SO.4050N Vautour IIN (304) delivered in 1957 it eventually served with the CEV (coded 'DR') at Bretigny since 1957. As photographed in 2015.

Dassault Mirage IIIRD (323 '33-TB') ex AdlA.

Dassault Mirage III O (O01) ex Australian prototype.
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Dassault Mirage IVA (18 'AQ') ex AdlA.

Dassault Mirage IIIB (216) ex AdlA.

Dassault Mirage IIIC (50 marked with code '.3.10LD') ex AdlA.
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Canadair CL-13 (F-86) Sabre Mk6 (JA-339 West German Air Force). The North American F-86A set its first official world speed record of 670 miles per hour (1,080 km/h) in September 1948. The F-86 was also manufactured by Canadair in Canada as the CL-13 Sabre. The WGAF flew 75 Canadair Sabre Mk 5 and 225 Canadair Sabre Mk6 from 1957, the last Mk6 used for training was retired in 1983. As photographed in 2015.

Republic RF-84F Thunderflash (FR-26). The RF-84F was the first jet aircraft to be designed solely for photo-reconnaissance, which could be achieved both day and night. The Belgian Air Force took delivery of 34 of these innovative aircraft (serials FR-1 to FR-34). They entered service in 1955, operating with 42 Squadron until there final retirement in 1972. The F-84s flew in the silver colour scheme until 1967 when a Vietnam camouflage scheme was applied. The museums example was rescued by Michel Pont from a scrapyard in Kalken, Belgium in 1988.

Lockheed F-104G Starfighter (FX 90).
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Gloster Meteor T.7 (F6 ex AdlA).

Gloster Meteor NF.11 (NF11-24 ex WM301 RAF). Development of the NF.11 Night Fighter variant started in 1948, with 335 being built by Armstrong-Whitworth.

North American Harvard IIa (1527 ex 41-33553, to EX580 RAF, to South Africa as 7248 and then to Portugal as 1527). As photographed at Alverca, Portugal in 1984

Sukhoi Su-7BKL (813) ex Polish Air Force.

June 1991
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Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (29003 coded '4-SA' ex AdlA), nose section only.
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At this time more recent arrivals for the collection were stored behind trees and earth bank above the main display area. 16 former military 1950/1960s jets were yet to be assembled. Many of these aircraft were later used as swaps with other collections.
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Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (29003 coded '4-SA' ex AdlA) nose section only. It was eventually fitted with the rear fuselage from FU-21 '021', a Belgian AF jet which was also stored complete in this area. I wonder what happened to the nose section of FU-21. As photographed in 2015.

Canadair T-33AN Silver Star (21127? '314-UZ'). 21127 was at Nancy in the late 1980s. This aircraft was not put on display here.

Dassault MD.450 Ouragon (215 '2-EN'). It was previously with Abbeville Aero Club at Abbeville-Drucat Airport, Abbeville and moved here by May 1991. Eventually it was marked as '251' and painted in the markings of the Patrouille de France display team. As photographed in 2015.
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Gloster Meteor NF.11 (NF11-24 ex WM301 RAF). Development of the NF.11 Night Fighter variant started in 1948, with 335 being built by Armstrong-Whitworth. As photographed in 2015.

Gloster Meteor T7 (F6 ex AdlA). As photographed in 2015.

Gloster Meteor TT.20 (WM395 registered SE-DCF). It was impounded at Gosseilies in 1969 along with SE-DCH, as they were thought to be bound for embargoed Biafra and remained in open storage for 19 years. They were both acquired for the Museum in 1986 arriving here in 1988. As photographed in 2015.
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North American F-100D Super Sabre (42130 '11-YF', 63937 '11-YH' and 64017 '11-YB') with AdlA until 1978 and on to Savigny in 2006, 42130 is fitted with the tail of 54-2235, 63937 arrived at museum in 1988. As photographed in 2015.

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (FU-45). The aircraft on display was withdrawn from service 1970 and stored at Koksijde AB, it later went to Florennes AB to be used as decoy before it was rescued by the museum in the mid 1980s. As photographed in 2015.

Dassault Mirage 5F (54? '13-PL'). English Electric Lightning F.1A (XM178 'Y') is in the background.
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Dassault Mystere IIC (013) ex AdlA. As photographed in 2015.

PZL-Mielec SBLim-2M (MiG-15UTI) (07020) ex Polish Air Force. As photographed in 2015.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21MU-600 (2718) ex Polish Air Force. As photographed in 2015.