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Fairchild-Swearingen SA.226 AT Merlin IV (AT-041)

 

 
Date: 09/1985

Location: BSL/LFSB

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: EAT Merlin in the basic colors of previous operator South African Air Force but with "DHL" titles, it would be ten years operational for the Belgian carrier from July 11 1985 onwards.

Date: 08/1985

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: seen hangared in the same livery but with additional small "worldwide express" titles below the red DHL stripe (see upper left inset).

Date: 10/1986

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Paul Saey

Description: seen outside this hangar wearing the full color scheme of EAT with Sabena tail and baptized "Alpha".

Date: 27/09/1986

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: with additional small "DHL" titles below the cheatline (see upper right inset).

Date: 07/1987

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: here seen without the baptise name & "DHL" titles.

Date: 10/1987

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: with EAT tail and a Belgian flag after the cockpit windows.

Date: 16/05/1988

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Tony De Bruyn

Description: seen in full old markings of DHL.

Date: 24/06/1993

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: with "EAT" titles, it was cancelled as "EC-867" to Spanish sister company Swiftair on April 20 1995. 

 

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