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Caudron C.510 Pélican

Caudron C.510 Pélican OO-ATF  before it was requisitioned by the Weermacht/Force Publique in November 1940.

Single engine four-seat liaison aircraft.


   On 6 November 1940 the Belgian Weermacht/Force Publique requisitioned Caudron C.510 Pélican OO-ATF “Bolikoko” (C/N 7664/56) for its local operations as liaison aircraft. During the East Africa Campaign at the Soudanese/Ethiopian border the Weermacht/Force Publique used the Pelican from Watsa airbase in full military color scheme. On 1 April this aircraft made a forced landing between Khartoum and Malakal. It however continued in military service until sold as CR-LBD on 22 October 1945.





Date In

06 Nov 1940

Date Out

18 Apr 1945


F-AQMF, OO-ATF "Boilikoko", CR-LBD

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