ST48 the "Marchettiger"

 

 

Pictures : Serge Van Heertum (S.B.A.P.), and SBAP archives (others as mentionned)

 

During the NATO Tiger Meet, one Siai Marchetti SF.260D was painted with tiger stripes and the "tigrou" logo for the supporting of the operation fly for charity.

These famous tiger stripes were applied on the ST48 and during the 2 weeks of this international exercice, the plane performed missions included in the missions scenario.

It could be a realy original model airplaine in the modellers collections. Some pictures will help at an eventual realisation....

 

So enjoy the "Marchettiger"...

 

 

The ST48 with his early camouflage patern In fligh during a training mission
   
The new collor schème in the years 2000 some stripes to make a tiger
   
The right side and the left
   
close up to see the position of the stripes Upper wings (Eddy "Bink" Kellens)
   
In flight with "Tigrou"  (Eddy "Bink" Kellens) The underside (Eddy "Bink" Kellens)
   
In formation with a bigger tiger and the F-16 of "Mitch"  (Peter "patja" Stams) A pass with the demo F-16
   
Close up on the tiger logo weared on both side engine cover (Eddy "Bink" Kellens) The tail with "Tigrou" and "I fly for charity.be"

 

see also : I FLY FOR CHARITY

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