Avro 626 Prefect

In the early thirties the Belgian Government decided to acquire some 12 Avro 626 Prefect (Tutor) aircraft for advanced training at the Pilot School based at Wevelgem.
All aircraft entered service by 1935 and the survivors soldiered on up to the outbreak of the Second World War.

A-1
  • 260437: Transferred from E./Pil to Et. Aé with engine Cheetah 260hp N° 2.
  • 000000: Cat.? at ?: overturned. Pilot VAN DAELE (two tone c/s)


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Crash Van Daele - E. Delbaere Coll

A-2
  • 000000: Noted at Ecole de Perfectionnement (Penguin)


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Wevelgem - E. Delbaere Coll

A-3
  • 230436: Cat.5 at St-Denijs-Westrem: Lost speed and crashed on the airfield during a cross-country test (Wevelgem –St. Denijs – Oostende – Wevelgem) in which the pilot had to fly low over the examinator on the ground. Sgt. Paul HOUGARDY killed.(born at Flémalle in 1912)


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230536 St. Denijs Westrem: Crash Hougardy - E. Delbaere Coll.

A-4
  • 000000: Noted at Ecole de Perfectionnement (Penguin)
  • 120540: Cat.? at Tours (F.): Accident on airbase of Tours. Lt. LOMBARD


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D. Brackx Coll.

A-5
  • 000000: Cat.5 at Wevelgem: Pilot Jeanmart killed.


Avro 626 Perfect - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
D. Brackx Coll.

A-6
  • 000000: Noted at Ecole de Perfectionnement (Penguin)


Avro 626 Perfect - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
E. Delbaere Coll.

A-7
  • 000000: Cat. ? at ?: Ground collision with Fairey Fox O-??.


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D. Brackx Coll.

A-8
  • 000640: Transferred to French authorities at Oran la Sénia (Algeria) with engine Cheetah Aé n° 10.
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G. Van de Merckt Coll.

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A-11
  • 000000: Noted at Ecole de Perfectionnement (Penguin)


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Y. Duwelz Coll.

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