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OO-VGJ

 

Convair CV-440-94 Metropolitan (439)

 

 
Date: 20/03/1974

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: E. Campers via collection Skystef

Description: the fifth Convair of Delta Air Transport was delivered at Antwerp on March 20 1974 in the colors of previous operator Cameroon Airlines with regi "TJ-CCC", but unofficially carrying tiny "OO-VGJ". Here seen such just after its arrival in typical Belgian weather.

Date: 22/03/1974

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: first checks are done while in the colors of previous operator Cameroon Airlines.

Date: 31/03/1974

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: depicted just after been resprayed in their own colors, but without titles and registration. It wore a white belly as remnant of the previous operator and had also a smaller radar nosecone.

Date: 04/05/1974

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: officially it entered the Belgian register on April 4 1974, here seen such in their full outfit, becoming operational shortly afterwards.

Date: 26/01/1975

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: parked in front of Antwerp tower.

Date: 09/1975

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: wearing the second color scheme of DAT with white registration adopted on May 26 1975.

Date: 06/1977

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: wearing the third and final color scheme of DAT, it was operational till 1977.

Date: 06/1977

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: seen without titles just before an upcoming sale to the States.

Date: 19/06/1977

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: reregistered "N44829" and captured on the day of its departure to its new owner American Inter Island Airways, still in the DAT livery. It was the final CV-440 to leave the fleet.

 

Belgian register