Togo's Epsilons return home!

All three of the Togo Air Forces Epsilon fleet which had been undergoing refurbishment in France, returned home last October. The 3 aircraft 5T-MAS, 5T-MAT and 5T-MAU are based at Niamtougou.

(All photo's Copyright Alain Fradet)

Senegal's 6W-SAV - before and after!!

FTB.337G Rallye 6W-SAV (c.n.3380) of the Armée de l'Air du Senegal, has had a bit of respray, before heading back to Dakar in early January. These four photo's show her before and after!

(Copyright Unknown)

(Copyright Pascal Dugeay)

(Copyright Unknown)

(Copyright Mecavia)

Nigeria's VIP Helo's

(Copyright Alexandre Dubath)

(Copyright Damiano Gualdoni - AviationCorner.net)

Nigeria operates two Agusta-Westland AW-139's in the Govermental and VIP transportation role. Serialed NAF-540 (c.n.??) and NAF-541 (c.n.31079) are operated by the Presidential Wing at Abuja - Nnamdi Azikiwe IAP.

Bangladesh's Refurbished L-39ZA!!

      (Copyright Fulcum - Romanian Spotters)

Seen at Bacau on the 9th February, was this recently refurbished L-39ZA Albatross serialed 309 (c.n.365309), and carrying a ferry registration of S9-AMC. Used by 25 Squadron at Chittagong - Zahurul-Haque AB, it is part of an order with the LET plant in Czech republic to refurbish and modernise the Bangladesh Air force's surviving L-39's.

Ejercito Ecuatoriana Cessna TU.206G Stationair

(Copyright Dick Lohuis )

At least 3 Stationair's have been delivered to the Aviacion del Ejercito Ecuatoriana over the years. Seen here at Guayaquil during November 1999 is AEE-165(c.n.05674). She was lost on the 6th Jan, 2010 when it crashed at Mamayak, in the Amazon, whilst operating with the Grupo de Aviacion del Ejercito no.44 (GAE-44) at Pastaza - Rio Amazonas.

With compliments to Dick Lohuis