Postcards from Slough
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Tipsy Trainer G-AFVN c/n 12 was built in 1939 and registered on 15 July 1939. It was painted in a camouflage scheme and used by the RAF during World War Two. From October 1945 the aircraft was returned to the civil register as G-AFVN. It had several owners but in 2003 it was grounded. On 21 November 2006 when it was withdrawn from use and deregistered.


On 2 June 2014 it was sold to five members of the Belgian Aviation Preservation Association (BAPA). It was registered OO-DRY and the intention is for it to be returned to airworthiness with the work to be done by BAPA.

Tipsy Trainer G-AFVN c/n 12 was built in 1939

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08/03/1961 - 09/04/2019

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