Dutch government Flight Training School
Type : Morane Saulnier MS760B Paris Program : FS2004 Model : Kazunori Ito Operator : Rijksluchtvaartschool Download : Complete aircraft
The Rijksluchtvaartschool(Dutch Government Flight Training School)was founded on Januari 1st 1946 on Gilze Rijen Airforce Base for training pilots for civil aviation. In the same year began the training of airforce pilots on Gilze Rijen as well and the base became too busy. Therefore the RLS was diverted to Eelde Airport(Groningen). The RLS started with ex RAF Tiger Moths, Harvards and Beechcrafts D-18S. Soon the Tiger Moths and Harvard were repalced by SAAB Safirs. In respect with the introduction of jet airliners in the 60's the Dutch Government ordered in 1962 seven Morane Saulniers MS760B for jettraining. The PH-MSU was from October 1964 till February 1974 in service with the RLS. Sold to the USA and registered N760Q. In 1999 the plane was used for spare parts.
Type : Morane Saulnier MS760B Paris Program : FSX Model : Piglet's Peculiar Planes Operator : Rijksluchtvaartschool Download : Complete aircraft
The Rijksluchtvaartschool(Dutch Government Flight Training School)was founded on Januari 1st 1946 on Gilze Rijen Airforce Base for training pilots for civil aviation. In the same year began the training of airforce pilots on Gilze Rijen as well and the base became too busy. Therefore the RLS was diverted to Eelde Airport(Groningen). The RLS started with ex RAF Tiger Moths, Harvards and Beechcrafts D-18S. Soon the Tiger Moths and Harvard were repalced by SAAB Safirs. In respect with the introduction of jet airliners in the 60's the Dutch Government ordered in 1962 seven Morane Saulniers MS760B for jettraining. The PH-MSW was from June 1964 till September 1973 in service with the RLS. Sold to the USA and registered N5879 and still active in 2004.
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The Rijksluchtvaartschool(Dutch Government Flight Training School)was founded on Januari 1st 1946 on Gilze Rijen Airforce Base for training pilots for civil aviation. In the same year began the training of airforce pilots on Gilze Rijen as well and the base became too busy. Therefore the RLS was diverted to Eelde Airport(Groningen). The RLS started with ex RAF Tiger Moths, Harvards and Beechcrafts D-18S. Soon the Tiger Moths and Harvard were replaced by SAAB Safirs. In respect with the introduction of jet airliners in the 60's the Dutch Government ordered in 1962 seven Morane Saulniers MS760B for jettraining. During the period 1946 till 1960 the RLS have had in total 30 Tiger Moth's in its fleet. The PH-UAO flew with RLS from 1949 till 1960. It was sold to the NLS, Rotterdam Airport where it flew till 1970. The aircraft had been restored and since 1992 it is flying again with Dutch Tiger Flight, Lelystad Airport.
Type : De Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth Program : FS2004 and FSX Model : Warwick Carter Operator : Rijksluchtvaartschool Download : Complete aircraft
The PH-UET is one of the three S.11’s which flew with RLS from 1950 till 1960. It was sold and resold to owners in Holland and Belgium and in 1973 removed from the register. A few years thereafter it served as a eyecatcher in a shop an today it is awaiting restoration at Midden Zeeland Airport.
Type : Fokker S.11 Instructor Program : FS2004 and FSX Model : Italo D'Attomo en Giovanni Quai Operator : Rijksluchtvaartschool Download : Complete aircraft
Type : North American/Noorduyn AT-16-ND Harvard IIB Program : FS2004 and FSX Model : AI model Mike Cronin Operator : Rijksluchtvaartschool Download : Complete aircraft
For the training of both military and civilian pilots the North American Harvard has been of considerable importance. In 1935 North American introduced the NA-16. From this prototype, the trainer AT-6 Texan was developed. Already in 1938 the plane was ordered by the USAAF, the RAF and France. The RAF renamed the AT-6 in Harvard. Over the years a number of modifications were added which resulted in the variants Harvard II, IIA and IIB. In total there are more than 15,000 Harvard and AT-6's built of which 1500 at Noorduyn in Canada. The PH-UBN(ex. US.Fiscal yearnr. 41-16221)is one of the six Harvards which have been in the RLS-fleet from 1949 till 1960. It was sold to a Belgian company and scrapped.
Type : Beechcraft D18S Program : FS2004 and FSX Model : Milton Shupe, Scott Thomas, André Folkers Operator : Rijksluchtvaartschool Download : Complete aircraft
The PH-UDU was from October 1949 till October 1973 in service with the RLS, which have had during that period in total 15 DS18S's in its fleet. The last 4 Beechcrafts D18's were sold to Agrarflug GmbH, Worms(Germ). The PH-UDU was re-registered N9473 and departed to Worms in Germany to be resold to the USA. The remaining 3 were parked at Groningen-Eelde awaiting resale. The resale failed and the aircraft were used for spareparts.The remains were scraped in 1993.