Part 1 : ST01 - ST18


SF260M

ST-01 c/n 10-01

  • 110769: first flight
  • 120769: first flight with Belgian crew Maj.Dewaelheyns, Maj.Terrasson
  • 271169: delivered to Goetsenhoven
  • 310570: officially taken on charge at Goetsenhoven by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School)
  • 210471: Cat.5. The aircraft was flying in the slot position in a formation of 4. At he end of a looping in 'line astern' the pilot did not get out of the "pull-up" and crashed, unfortunately the pilot did not survive the crash. Pilot.Adj.vl.Paul Verbeeck.

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Collection Laurent Heyligen

ST-02 c/n 10-02

  • 000270: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • pre0777: nosewheel collapsed
  • 000701: first noted in yellow colorscheme
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain
  • 120818: first noted in Red Devils colorscheme

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Beauvechain 05/07/1999 - Collection Laurent Heyligen

Part 1 : ST01 - ST18 - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Schaffen 12/08/18 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©

ST-03 c/n 10-03

  • 000370: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 000701: first noted in yellow colorscheme
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain
  • 000511: noted in "Red Devils" c/s (as aircraft of Cpt. Baltus - right wing position)
  • 170216: first noted in standard yellow colorscheme after major overhaul

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database

Beauvechain 05/07/1999 - Collection Laurent Heyligen
Part 1 : ST01 - ST18 - Belgian Military Aircraft

Florennes 04/05/2011 - Photo Daniel Brackx ©




ST-04 c/n 10-04

  • 000370: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 000901: first noted in yellow colorscheme
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain
  • 000511: Noted in "Red Devils" c/s (as aircraft of Cdt Collard - leader)

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database

Bierset 31/05/2003 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©
Part 1 : ST01 - ST18 - Belgian Military Aircraft

Ardennes 25/11/2008 - Photo Eddy "Bink" Kellens ©

Part 1 : ST01 - ST18 - Belgian Military Aircraft

Florennes 04/05/2011 - Photo Daniel Brackx ©


ST-05 c/n 10-05

  • 000370: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 000678: used by the demo-team Swallows
  • 130281: Crashed near te Ramillies/Mont-Saint-André (Autre-Eglise). Kapt.vl.Joris Claes (instructor), 1Lt.Erwin Mommens, both were killed.
  • 000000: wreck scrapped at Vilvoorde

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Collection Laurent Heyligen

ST-06 c/n 10-06

  • 000470: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 150681: emergency landing in a field near Aische-en-Refail (near Gembloux), damage to the propellor. Both pilots ok.
  • 000700: first noted in yellow colorscheme
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Photo Belgian Air Force - Collection Laurent Heyligen

ST-07 c/n 10-07

  • 000470: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 000079: used by demo-team Swallows
  • 030288: belly landing in a field near Forseilles/Héron, severely damaged, Capt.vl.Ronny De Vinck, Sgt.vl.Thierry Calbert, 2xOK (5Sqn)
  • 000095: fuselage is bought by Lucien Plees and subsequently stored at Sanicole airfield (Hechtel)
  • current: fuselage stored at Sanicole Hechtel Airfield

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
The Swallows - Collection Laurent Heyligen

ST-08 c/n 10-08

  • 000470: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 120582: crashed at Beauvechain during landing. The EVS/EPE was temporarily based at Beauvechain. Upon take-off the engine stopped, the instructor tried to turn and land on the runway, but did not make it. Both crewmembers were killed. Lt.vl.Philippe Batselaere (instructor); Sgt.Louis Verhaeghe (trainee)

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Collection Laurent Heyligen

ST-09 c/n 10-09

  • 000570: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 070597: After a touch-and-go at Beauvechain the aircraft ran off the runway and overturned. Both crewmembers escaped unharmed. Kapt.vl.Pim d'Harcourt (instructor), Sgt.Maes (trainee).
  • 210598: wreck noted at the Technical School of the Air Force at Saffraanberg, it will be repaired with the tailsection of ST-15 and parts of ST-30, and subsequently used as an instructional airframe
  • 090308: first noted repainted in a yellow colorscheme
  • current: instructional airframe at Saffraanberg

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Saffraanberg 26/03/2006 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©

ST-10 c/n 10-10

  • 000570: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 140676: Ran off the runway on take off from Wertheim (D) due to overweight. All on board remained unharmed. Pilot : Lt.Eddy De Sutter, (EVS), Passengers : Capt.Thomson (CH47 pilot US Army) + 1 (US Army)
  • 000000: the fuselage was used as a 'link-trainer' at Goetsenhoven and was last noted as such on 290886.

Siai Marchetti SF.260M - SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
DBx Coll

ST-11 c/n 10-11

  • 000570: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 000077-000079: used by demo-team Swallows
  • 070492: Severely damaged during a heavy landing at Goesenhoven. Pilot: Olt.Dismas Bunani (Ruanda), it was his first solo flight.
  • 000000: fuselage noted preserved at Space Center, Redu.
  • 000402: first noted preserved at Beauvechain Historial Center (no wing)
  • 000802: by this date it was noted with wings at Beauvechain
  • 000906: last noted preserved Beauvechain

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Beauvechain 21/08/2005 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©

ST-12 c/n 10-12

  • 000670: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 000096: special color scheme '25 Years Marchetti/45 Years EVS'
  • 000901: first noted in yellow colorscheme
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Kleine Brogel 10/09/1995 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©

ST-13 c/n 10-13

  • 000770: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 250772: Crash at Goetsenhoven after engine problems. Adj.vl.Hugo Govaerts, pilot OK
  • 000073: fuselage was used as 'link-trainer' at Goetsenhoven
  • 000000: wings were used at Technical School of the Air Force, Saffraanberg for instruction
  • 000000: tail was used at Goetsenhoven and used to publish the results of the various classes.

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Collection Laurent Heyligen

ST-14 c/n 10-14

  • 000770: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 000073-000076: used by demo-team Swallows
  • pre0777: nose wheel collapsed
  • 270778: emergency in a corn field near Goetsenhoven after engine failure
  • 180488: belly landing in a field near Andenne during a simulated emergency landing. Crew: Cdt.vl.Guy Lambermont (instructor), seriously injured and was taken to hospital at Huy; Sgt.vl.Vincent Fontaine (trainee), not injured
  • 220692: noted under repair Goetsenhoven (static display only)
  • 221193: noted as gate-guard at Goesenhoven
  • 000796: last noted as gate-guard Goetsenhoven
  • 000597: first noted on dump Beauvechain
  • 000903: noted at maintenance hangar Beauvechain (under restauration)
  • 001003: first noted as guard of 5Sqn building, Beauvechain
  • 000906: last noted Beauvechain
Part 1 : ST01 - ST18 - Belgian Military Aircraft
Goetsenhoven 14/08/41986 - Daniel Brackx ©

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Beauvechain 29/06/2004 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©

ST-15 c/n 10-15

  • 000970: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 000000: used by demo-team Swallows
  • 000000: old tail plane used for restauration of ST-09 at Saffraanberg
  • 000800: first noted in yellow colorscheme
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Collection Laurent Heyligen

Part 1 : ST01 - ST18 - Belgian Military Aircraft
Over the Ardennes 25/11/2008 - Photo Daniel Brackx ©

ST-16 c/n 10-16

  • 000870: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 000076: used by demo-team Swallows
  • 000096-171096: temporarily displayed at Brussels Air Museum, exhibition '50 Years Belgian Air Force'
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain
Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Collection Laurent Heyligen

Part 1 : ST01 - ST18 - Belgian Military Aircraft
Marche-en Famenne 25/11/2008 - Photo Daniel Brackx ©

ST-17 c/n 10-17

  • 000970: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 000076-000077: used by demo-team Swallows
  • 000998: used by Royal Military School for dynamic test with regards to wing deflection under high stress (see also ST-33)
  • 000701: first in noted in yellow colorscheme
  • 170605: flown to Aermacchi-plant, Vinegone, Italy for minor avionics update. ST-17 acted as a prototype to modify all remaining SF260M's, this modification will be done in Belgium
  • 230106: first noted operational at Beauvechain
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain
Part 1 : ST01 - ST18 - Belgian Military Aircraft
Brustem 09/1989 - Photo Daniel Brackx ©

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Koksijde 01/07/2006 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©

ST-18 c/n 10-18

  • 000970: delivered to the Belgian Air Force and taken on charge by the EVS/EPE (Elementary Flying School) at Goetsenhoven
  • 000399: first aircraft noted wearing the 'Wolf'-badge on the tail
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Collection Laurent Heyligen

Part 1 : ST01 - ST18 - Belgian Military Aircraft
Over Beauvechain 21/07/2008 - Photo Daniel Brackx ©








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