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Douglas DC-6B (43740)


Date: 15/03/1977

Location: LBG/LFPB

Photo: Christian Volpati

Description: IFA sole aircraft wearing the full colors, taken just after been out of the paint shop, but without (a visible) registration. At that moment in fact still "F-OCYJ", sold to IFA by Air Djibouti.

Date: 17/07/1977

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: the airframe entered the Belgian register on March 29 1977, one day later being delivered at Ostend. Here seen with running engines ready for departure on another Summer charter from Antwerp airport.

Date: 06/1978

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: it remained active till the carriers demise on May 31 1978, here seen shortly afterwards in open storage at Ostend.

Date: 12/1978

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: it was cancelled on September 12 1978 as "N799TA" and left for the States on December 6 1978.

Date: 11/1979

Location: HLA/FALA

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: as far as in the early eighties the color scheme was little changed, after passing several owners. Here pictured when on maintenance / storage at Lanseria when it was with Urban U Drew.


Belgian register