Equipped with a 100 hp Renard-engine this nimble machine was first used to transport Belgian grapes around to the neighboring countries. When this business ended OO-ALV became the personal aircraft of Georges Renard who used it until the beginning of the war.
Renard R17 OO-ALV abandoned at Evere airfield after the German air-raid in May 1940.
Peter Taghon Collection.
Read more on the Renard R17 in this excellent Fond National Alfred Renard (FNAR) document (French) by Jean-Pierre Decock. (pdf.)
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