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Convair CV-580 (28)

 

 
Date: 17/07/1987

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Tony De Bruyn

Description: the first European Air Transport Convair was in pax configuration and was not converted for parcel duties. It was delivered on July 16 1987 in the basic colors of previous operator Air Ontario of Canada.

Date: 25/07/1987

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: within a week it was resprayed in their own color scheme and baptized "Hotel". It was in fact the only Convair wearing this outfit as all other Convairs carried DHL markings. Besides a few pax charters and sight seeing tours it was only used for crew training, here seen such lining up for departure on rwy 01.

Date: 02/08/1987

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: during a rare visit to Antwerp airport.

Date: 02/08/1987

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on the same day as above picture, cockpit view.

Date: 15/06/1992

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: it was operational till September 26 1991 and afterwards used as a spares source until broken-op on December 15 1994. It carried additional "DHL" titles on its tail and below the cockpit windows.

 

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