Lappeenranta (Karjalan Ilmailumuseo) – Friday 15th June 2018 (John Tomlinson)

Another airfield with a museum.
We had arranged visits to both area’s and it was well worth it.
The Aeroclub owner was in the middle of a chat about the history of the airfield and club when an Antonov An-12BP landed………………… he was as surprised as us. We later found out when we went for a closer look at the main airport terminal that it was bringing in horses. They did not know how many, so they were counting them!!!
A great little field with very friendly people running both area’s.
Outside Exhibits
DK-213    SAAB Draken J35XS    C/n     351307    Preserved
FM-50    Valmet CM-170R    C/n     FM-50    Preserved
GN-103    Folland Gnat F.1    C/n     FL.16    Preserved
HR-2    Mil Mi-4    C/n     8114    Preserved    Unmarked
HS-4    Mil Mi-8T    C/n     13304    Preserved
MG-127    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis/T    C/n     N75084215    Preserved
MG-77    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13    C/n     741204    Preserved  Marked MG-127
MK-106    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM    C/n     516917006    Preserved
1st Hangar
OH-YKB PIK PIK-3b C/n 2 Preserved Wings Faded marks on fuselage as well as on wings OH-420
Unmarked Polikarpov I-15 bis Kiantajarvi    C/n     Unknown    Preserved
2nd Hangar
H-47    Harakka II    C/n     16    Preserved Coded 5
OH-U323    Circa Reproductions Nieuport 17    C/n     266    Preserved  Marked 1.D.453.
3rd Hangar
FM-42    Valmet CM-170R    C/n     FM-42    Preserved    Coded X
GN-106    Folland Gnat F.1    C/n     FL.28    Preserved
LT-1    Link Trainer    C/n     Unknown    Preserved
OH-SFB    SAAB S.91 Safir D    C/n     91-440    Preserved    Coded 31
In Club hangar
???    Unknown Trike Frame    C/n     Unknown    Private
OH-597    Aeros Microlight    C/n     Unknown    Private
OH-710    Rolladen-Schneider LS-4B    C/n     4393    Private  Coded FF
OH-743    PZL-Bielsko SZD-51-1    C/n     B-1769    Private Coded 03
OH-772    PZL-Bielsko SZD-50-3    C/n     B-1720    Private
OH-791    Schleicher ASW-24    C/n     24025    Private Coded PP
OH-836    Aeros Microlight    C/n     Unknown    Private
OH-DLI    Aerospool WT-9    C/n     DT448/2012    Private
OH-TDI    Diamond DA 40D-TDI    C/n     D4.344    Private
OH-U414    Ikarus Comco C-42    C/n     0211-6503    Private
OH-YEL    Socata TB-20    C/n     1858    Private
Outside on club ramp area
OH-426X    Pilatus B4-PC11    C/n     049    Private
Airport Ramp:
UR-CGV    Antonov An-12BP    C/n     6344610    Ukraine Air Alliance
Photo credit: Grant Robinson