Small Air Forces Thread #16

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Bolivian P-51D Mustang FAB-511, ex USAF 45-11453 pic from 1977...

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Thanks , Archangelski... (your second URL is a better/direct one !)

Now I'm (nearly..:D) convinced !

friendly yours, Etienne

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The two active Hips in Sierra Leone are 9L-LBX (Mi-8PS) and ER-MHG (Mi-8MTV)

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That report is really wonky - lots of stuff listed that's out of service (e.g. Peruivan Su-22s).

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SIERRA LEONE....

thanks, Msphere, for your comment , BUT, by seeing on airliners.net for these 2 registrations; it's NOT convincing :apologetic:

On acig.org, you find also more about their HISTORIC Mi-24's ....:p

thanks, Thobbes, for your POV ; it's a more realistic one !:applause:

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Etienne, if you are referring to the previous military looking Hips (9L-LBD and 9L-LBT), they are long gone. Daisy has crashed in June 2007 and Bookie was left to rot on Freetown airfield. She's a sad wreck now.

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Etienne, if you are referring to the previous military looking Hips (9L-LBD and 9L-LBT), they are long gone. Daisy has crashed in June 2007 and Bookie was left to rot on Freetown airfield. She's a sad wreck now.

Pictures of the two birds in better times (december 2004) : sad they are no more in active duties.

http://www.airfieldinformationexchange.org/community/showthread.php?863-SIERRA-LEONE-Freetown-Lungi&

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Nigeria : AS-322B Super Puma :

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Correct, my bad. ER-MHG was operated by Sierra Leone govt only by early 2001, then switched to UN for until 2005.
Today flown by Valan International Cargo Charter in Chisinau.

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Hi MSphere,
do you know what complete word was sprayed up on ER-MHG (just after tailboom code) ?
Just read AMIS. :confused:

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That report is really wonky - lots of stuff listed that's out of service (e.g. Peruivan Su-22s).

Didn't notice that. No really up-to-date info then !

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African Cessna-208...

providing training for 'Nigeria, Mauritania and Kenya Cessna 208

Sorry, Pieter, I've found nothing... (not even in Wikipédia:apologetic:)

"try your luck" by contacting the Cessna Company ; http://www.cessna.com/caravan (bottom ; contact us )

friendly, Etienne

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Hi MSphere,
do you know what complete word was sprayed up on ER-MHG (just after tailboom code) ?
Just read AMIS. :confused:

You read correct, it's AMIS, some agricultural organization, AFAIK.
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You read correct, it's AMIS, some agricultural organization, AFAIK.

thank you.