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General Avia F22 Pinguino

Old 1st May 2019, 09:29
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General Avia F22 Pinguino

Good day!

I am trying to put together a list of the F22 Pinguino produced in Italy during the 90's.

So far, the information I have is the following:

S/N 002 (I-GEAE) is operated in Italy by Professione Volare
S/N 003 (N706LA) is operated in US (no info about current operator)
S/N 004 (I-GEAG) flying in Italy - no operator info
S/N 007 (I-GEAZ) flying in Italy for instruction
S/N 008 (PH-MRC) is registered and still flying the Netherlands
S/N 013 (D-EDMJ) is operated in Germany by Flugschule Jesenwang
S/N 014 (PH-MRB) was written off due to midair collision in the Netherlands
S/N 018 (G-FZZA) is privately operated in UK
S/N 021 (VH-PIQ) is in Australia with a private owner
S/N 023 (PH-MRG) is registered and still flying the Netherlands
S/N 024 (I-FGBP) is damaged and being stored somewhere in Italy
S/N 025 (I-IAID) was operated by Biella Aeroclub and then sold to Switzwerland (no info about current operator)


If you have any information about the missing serial numbers and operators, please let me know, any help is highly appreciated.
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Nick
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Old 1st May 2019, 14:27
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D-EDMJ was the F22 that was involved in the mid-air in the Netherlands. The same operator had used PH-MRB for many years, until that F22 was lost in a crash on August 16th, 2012. In September 2012 they aquired D-EDMJ but just a month later, on 22th October 2012, it collided with DA40 PH-TDE during a photo-flight. See here for the details: https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=150310

The PH-MRB was lost after the pilot became incapacitated, see here: https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=147717
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Old 2nd May 2019, 05:55
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Aeroclub Roma, based Roma Urbe (LIRU), has 1 Pinguino Registered I-IAIB. Serial number: 026 :-)
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Old 2nd May 2019, 12:13
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I tried to do this some years ago and information is quite hard to come by. Anyway I hope I've attached the list but I don't have any info on currency or owners. Please ignore the "4"s after each entry. I couldn't get rid of them.
GENERAL AVIA F22 PINGUINO











C/N


MODEL


REG


PHOTO




COMMENTS
1
F22A
I-GEAD

Cof A expired
2
F22R
I-GEAE
4

3
F22B
N706LA
4

4
F22B
I-GEAG
4

5
F22C
I-GEAH
4

6
F22B
N92K
4

7
F22C
I-GEAZ


8
F22C
PH-MRC
4

9




10
F22B
I-CARQ
4
Expired 2010
11
F22A
I-GEAN


12
F22B
I-LUDA
4

13
F22BV
D-EDMJ
4

14
F22B
PH-MRB
4

15
F22A
I-GAFI

Accident 7/6/98
16
F22A
F-GOSA
4

17




18
F22A
G-FZZA
4

19




20




21
F22R
VH-PIQ
4
Ex ZK-JJJ and ZK-MDF
22




23
F22C
PH-MRG
4
Ex G-RAJS
24
F22C
I-FGPB
4

25
F22C
I-IAID
4
Damaged 10/4/11
26
F22C
I-IAIB
4



























F22A 116 hp, Fixed u/c and prop F22C 180 hp Retractable, c/s prop



F22B 160 hp Fixed u/c and prop F22R 160 hp Retractable, c/s prop
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Old 13th May 2019, 09:42
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Just wondering if Zio Nick got any more results for the complete list of Pinguino production?
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