Philips N.V.

Has Operated from May 1891 to Present

Country of Origin – The Netherlands

Founder/Director – Gerard & Frederik Philips

There are undoubtedly very few people who have not heard of this huge Dutch owned, multinational electrical manufacturer. Needless to say, companies of this size more than often have a small fleet of corporate aircraft with which they can move their executives, V.I.P.s and key staff about with consummate ease and it was such equipment that became somewhat regular visitors to SEN from the early 60s through to the late 1970s. Some of this company’s many recorded visits include Dove PH-ILI on December 4th 1961 and Heron PH-ILA on February 8th 1968, while several bizprops and bizjets would later put in appearances with Falcon PH-LPS arriving on August 18th 1968, Gulfstream PH-FJP flying in on September 20th 1971, Falcon PH-ILX popping in on January 7th 1973 while King Air 200 PH-ILG ventured in on July 13th 1981. Most of these arrivals coincided with corporate visits to British companies such as Plessey Electronics.

 

Philips N.V. fleet from 1961 to 1982

De Havilland D.H.104 Dove

PH-FST*– 9/70 to 9/73

Sold to Moorman’s Vliegonderhouds Bedrijf

PH-ILI* – 7/57 to 8/67

Sold in Belgium as OO-WIP

De Havilland D.H.114 Heron

PH-ILA*– 1/59 to 8/68

Sold in the U.S. as N561PR

PH-ILO* – 11/60 to 1/67

Sold in the U.S. as N17600

Dassault Falcon 10 & 20

PH-ILF – 6/68 to 8/94

Sold in the U.S. as N41154

PH-ILR – 7/80 to 7/99

Sold in the U.S. as N350JS

PH-ILX*– 9/72 to 8/94

Sold in the U.S. as N4155B

PH-ILT – 10/78 to 10/80

Sold in France as F-WJLH

PH-ILX – 9/72 to 8/94

Sold in the U.S. as N4115B

PH-ILY – 9/75 to 1/94

Sold in Turkey as TC-CEN

PH-LPS*– 1/67 to 2/86

Sold in Germany as D-CBNA

Grumman Gulfstream II

PH-FJP*– 2/70 to 12/71

Sold in Canada as CF-IOT

Fokker F-27

PH-LIP – 4/62 to 4/75

Sold to WDL Flugdienst as D-BAKA

Beech 95-A55 Baron

PH-ILB* – 12/67 to 12/82

Sold to Air Associated B.V.

PH-ILE – 10/65 to 11/71

Sold to Advanced Semiconductor Matierials N.V.

PH-ILP* – 10/63 to 12/67

Sold to unknown as PH-ILB

Beech 65 Queen Air

PH-ILS – 3/64 to 9/70

Sold to Co-op Vereniging Vliegsyndicaat Twente

Beech King Air 90

PH-ILK – 4/68 to ?/72

Sold to Vliegsyndicaat Welschap

Beech King Air 200

PH-ILG* – 9/80 to 7/91

Sold to Geosens B.V.

PH-ILH – 9/80 to 4/88

Sold to Regourd Aviation as F-GHLC

 

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