Part 3 : ST40 - ST48

SF260D
ST-40 c/n 840

  • 000292: manufacturing date
  • 190292: delivered Goetsenhoven and taken on charge by 5 Squadron
  • 000092: short after delivery the aircraft suffered light damage. During an aerobatic flight some acid from the battery had leaked.
  • 270792: arrived at the Agusta-factory at Cascina Costa di Samarate for repairs
  • 180293: the repaired aircraft arrived back at Goetsenhoven
  • 000101: first noted in yellow colorscheme
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain
  • 250209: first flight in a grey commemorative colorscheme to celebrate 40 Years of Marchetti operations in the Belgian Air Force

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

Part 3 : ST40 - ST48 - Belgian Military Aircraft
ST-40 on finals to Beauvechain airbase on 22/04/2009 - Photo Serge Van Heertum (c)


ST-41 c/n 841

  • 000292: manufacturing date
  • 140292: delivered Goetsenhoven and taken on charge by 5 Squadron
  • 001101: first noted in yellow colorscheme
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Florennes 27/09/2006 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©

ST-42 c/n 842

  • 000492: manufacturing date
  • 000492: delivered Goetsenhoven and taken on charge by 5 Squadron
  • 000399: first noted with 'Wolf'-badge on tail (second aircraft)
  • 001201: first noted in yellow colorscheme
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Bierset 03/06/2005 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©

ST-43 c/n 843

  • 000392: manufacturing date
  • 000492: delivered Goetsenhoven and taken on charge by 5 Squadron
  • 000904: first noted in yellow colorscheme, was last aircraft to be repainted
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Bierset 03/06/2005 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©

ST-44 c/n 844

  • 000692: delivered Goetsenhoven and taken on charge by 5 Squadron
  • 000300: first noted in yellow colorscheme (1st aircraft to be repainted, still in experimental phase)
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Bierset 03/06/2005 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©

ST-45 c/n 845

  • 000492: manufacturing date
  • 000692: delivered Goetsenhoven and taken on charge by 5 Squadron
  • 000000: returned to Agusta for repairs to wings, after a former F16-pilot had put 8.1G on the aircraft (this happened short after delivery)
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Cambrai 08/06/2003 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©

ST-46 c/n 846

  • 000692: manufacturing date
  • 000692: delivered Goetsenhoven and taken on charge by 5 Squadron
  • 000901: first noted in yellow colorscheme
  • 020702: belly-landing in a field near Orp-le-Grand. Both crewmembers are uninjured. Light damage to the aircraft.
  • 130104: first noted back in service
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Koksijde 03/09//2005 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©

ST-47 c/n 847

  • 000692: delivered Goetsenhoven and taken on charge by 5 Squadron
  • 200898: emergency landing at Neuvilette (Saint-Quentin, France). The aircraft was on a low-level navigation in France when it got engine problems, loss of oil forced the pilot to turn off the engine and make a landing in a field. Both pilots were ok. The aircraft was not damaged and was transported back to its base by truck.
  • 000304: first noted in yellow colorscheme
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Cambrai 09/06/1996 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©

ST-48 c/n 848

  • 000692: delivered Goetsenhoven and taken on charge by 5 Squadron
  • 160600: 45minutes after take-off from Beauvechain the aircraft had engine problems. The pilot was forced to make an emergency landing near Sart-d'Avril-Fernelment (near Namur) in a field between the E42 motorway and an an industrial estate. The aircraft was virtually intact. The aircraft was recovered and transported to Evere for investigation.
  • 001000: aircraft noted at ODOV, Evere
  • 000501: first noted operational in yellow colorscheme
  • 001106: active with 5 Squadron, Beauvechain
  • 080909: First noted in "Tiger" c/s for the NTM 2009 organised at Kleine Brogel.

Siai Marchetti SF.260M/SF.260D - Belgian Military Aircraft Database
Beauvechain 01/09/2002 - Photo Laurent Heyligen ©
Part 3 : ST40 - ST48 - Belgian Military Aircraft
Kleine Brogel 15/09/2009 Photo Daniel Brackx ©








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