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Air Transport Company

Taken at Juba (Sudan) in September 1948, one of the three Lodestars. (Photo: collection Guy Gudenkauf)



Base: Brussels
Fleet: 3x Lodestars (OO-EDS, OO-GVP, OO-OLY), 1x Airspeed Consul (OO-GVP), 1x Percival Proctor (OO-DED), 6x Short Stirling (OO-XAC, OO-XAD, OO-XAE, OO-XAH, OO-XAK, OO-XAL).
History: Air Transport Company was formed on September 27 1946 to provide air-taxi and cargo charters to points in Europe from its base at Brussels Melsbroek. On October 27 1947 it took over Trans-Air adding their three pax Short Stirlings to its fleet. During 1950 the airframes were disposed off and the company was declared bankrupt on March 25 1950.


Belgian Airlines