ROBERT HODGSON COLLECTION
No. 10389. Zlin Z 381 Bestmann (HB-USE c/n 325)
Photographed at Auto & Technik Museum, Sinsheim, Germany, July 24, 2008, by Robert Hodgson

Zlin Z 381 Bestmann

01/31/2011. Produced by Zlín at Otrokovice in 1949, the aircraft was registered in Czechoslovakia as OK-DRB. It was sold to Switzerland in 1960 and was registered HB-USE, 27 years later it was sold to Germany where the registration D-EBKI was reserved, but reportedly not taken up, it was cancelled in 1994. Subsequently the aircraft was put on display at the Auto & Technik Museum, still finished in the Swiss livery and markings.

Created January 31, 2011