This SV.4B was delivered to the Belgian Air Force in 1951 and served with them for almost twenty years.
After its military service it was used as a gate-guard at Goetsenhoven and later as a static exhibit in the Antwerp Stampe Center
Early 2011 RAR was contacted to restore this aircraft back to flying condition. It arrived at our hangar on the 2nd of January.
Control surfaces after being recovered in ceconite.
All four wings ready to be painted.
The aircraft will be finished in its original Belgian Air Force colours.
Preparing to start the assembly
Engine installed and ready to receive its wings
The overhauled engine started first try!
Almost 33 years after being struck off charge by the Belgian Air Force, V21 took to the sky again as OO-SVG.