Slingsby Type 59 Kestrel production list


T59A Kestrel 17 - Glasflügel Kestrel produced under licence. 17m span
T59B Kestrel 19 - Single Glasflügel-built Kestrel c/n 19 (G-AYCZ) with span increased to 19m
T59C Kestrel 19 - 19m span, carbon-fibre spar
T59D Kestrel 19 - Larger rudder, glass-fibre spar
T59F Kestrel 19
T59G Kestrel 22 - One-off with root extensions to increase span to 22m
T59H Kestrel 22 - 22m span, carbon-fibre spar, extended fuselage
T59J Kestrel 22
T59D / F Kestrel 20 - conversion of Kestrel 19 with increased span. Aircraft modified include BGA 1685, 1760, 1762, 1769, 1798, 1946, 2048.

Type Ser No. Reg 1 Reg 2 Reg 3 Reg 4 / Remarks
A 1722 - JA2135
Cancelled
A 1724 BGA 1681 G-DCNS

A 1727 BGA 1720 G-DCOJ

A 1728 BGA 1744 D-8156

A 1729 BGA 1514

Cancelled
C 1739 BGA 1949 G-DCZZ N5945
D 1745 ZK-GHQ


D 1746 VH-GSV


D 1748 VH-GSX


D 1749 VH-GSY


D 1761 VH-GZG


F 1762 BGA 1515 SE-UTF

F 1763 BGA 1716

Spun on field landing approach, Powmill, Kinross-shire 13.8.95
F 1764 BGA 1680

Cancelled
F 1765 BGA 1723 G-FCOM

D 1771 G-AZOY ZS-GID

D 1772 CF-FGR


D 1773 JA2140

Cancelled
D 1784 VH-GZT

Cancelled
D 1785 OK-2904 OM-2904 D-0247
F 1786 BGA 1682 RAFGSA 268 OO-ZDG PH-1203; overshot landing, Serres, France 14.8.04
D 1787 OO-ZCM

Crashed, Bouesse, France 19.7.75
D 1788 OK-2906


D 1789 CF-FKQ C-FFKQ

F 1790 BGA 1683


F 1791 BGA 1684 G-DCNW

F 1792 BGA 1685 G-DCNX

D 1793 N2431P N591MH

D 1794 OK-2912


F 1795 BGA 1762

Crashed after rudder failed, near Lasham 4.6.86
F 1796 BGA 1689

Cancelled
F 1797 BGA 1760

Stalled on field landing approach, Crewkerne, Somerset 24.7.02
F 1798 BGA 1761 G-DCSB

D 1799 (N19UR) N4GW N113DA
D 1800 BGA 1763 G-DCSD

F 1801 BGA 1764

Cancelled
F 1802 BGA 1765 G-DCSF

D 1803 N1TW

Cancelled
D 1804 BGA 1766

Collision with Kestrel BGA 1943, Bidford 27.7.98
D 1805 BGA 1767

Crashed on abandoned launch, Long Mynd 3.4.83
D 1806 BGA 1769 G-DCSK

D 1807 BGA 1790

Hit trees on field landing approach, Pulverbatch, Shropshire 6.4.80
D 1808 BGA 1791

Collision with PIK-20D, Lasham 31.7.79
D 1809 N74T


D 1810 BGA 1792 G-DCTJ

D 1811 BGA 1793 N9270T

D 1812 BGA 1794 G-DCTL

D 1813 BGA 1795 G-DCTM

D 1814 BGA 1796 D-5999 BGA 1796 Crashed near Elkington, Northants 23.6.01
D 1815 BGA 1797 G-DCTP

D 1816 BGA 1798 G-DCTO

D 1817 BGA 1799 G-DCTR

D 1818 BGA 1850 G-DCVW

D 1819 CF-DZV C-FDZV

D 1820 BGA 1889 G-DCXM

D 1821 BGA 1852 G-DCVY

D 1822 CF-FEI

Collision with RS-15 C-GAYN 25.7.77
D 1823 BGA 1851

Crashed on launch, Portmoak 8.9.80
D 1824 BGA 1853 RAFGSA 269 BGA 1853
D 1825 BGA 1854 G-DCWA
Damaged on field landing 16.5.15
D 1826 ZK-GHU


D 1827 ZS-GIH


D 1828 ZS-GII


D 1829 BGA 1856 VH-GGR

D 1830 XB-GEP C-GUSW N771US
D 1831 ZS-BOB


D 1832 G-BBVC BGA 3176 (BGA 4927) BGA 3176; G-DFDK; D-5921
D 1833 BGA 1855 G-DCWB

D 1834 JA2167


D 1835 BGA 1857 G-DCWD

D 1836 D-0788

Crashed, Italy 2.74
D 1837 BGA 1948 ZK-GKY
Struck a power pole on approach to land, Waipukurau 20.2.16
D 1838 BGA 1859 G-DCWF

D 1839 D-9253 EI-125 BGA 2902 G-KESY
D 1840 BGA 1940 G-DCZO
Crashed on field landing, Middle Littleton, Worcs. 23.6.09
D 1841 HB-1198

Cancelled
D 1842 BGA 1941 G-DCZR

D 1843 D-2277 VH-UWP

D 1844 BGA 1942

Cancelled
D 1845 LV-DIO


G; D 1846 BGA 1946

Cancelled
D 1847 D-0788


D 1848 BGA 1943

Collision with Kestrel BGA 1766, Bidford 27.7.98
D 1849 BGA 1944 G-DCZU

D 1850 BGA 1945

Cancelled
D 1851 BGA 1984

Collision with DG-101G BGA 3202, Sutton Bank 16.8.87
D 1852 D-2414


D 1853 BGA 1947 (1) LV-DIN

D 1854 BGA 1981

Dived in on approach, Portmoak 27.7.83
D 1855 N1954E

Collision with Pegase N126CC on approach, Hinckley, IL 7.7.91
D 1856 BGA 1982 BGA 1892 BGA 1982 Cancelled
D 1857 BGA 1986 G-DDBN

D 1858 BGA 1989 G-DDBR OK-5901
D 1859 BGA 1947 (2) N98PN

D 1860 BGA 2048

Crashed on take-off, Chipping 6.6.92
D 1861 BGA 1983 G-DDBK

D 1862 BGA 1985 RAFGSA R1 RAFGSA 523 Collision with Diamant in cloud near Cosford 9.5.75
D 1863 BGA 1988 G-CETJ LV-EPH
D 1864 BGA 1990 G-DDBS

D 1865 BGA 2046 G-DDEA

D 1866 BGA 2047 G-DDEB

H; J 1867 G-BDWZ BGA 2470 G-BDWZ
H 1868 G-BDZG BGA 2481 G-BDZG BGA 2481






D JP/054 BGA 1914

Kit built by D Jones & T Pentelow



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