Aircraft Photo of VH-PDW | Convair 580 | Pionair | AirHistory.net #46992
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-PDW
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 340/440/540/580/640 (C-131)
Aircraft Version:Convair 580
C/n (msn):86
Operator / Titles:Pionair
Location
City / Airport:Sydney - BankstownMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YSBK   IATA: BWU   Local: YSBK   Other: -
 
Photo Date:9 August 2010
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 46992
Photo Comment

Ordered by United Airlines as a piston-engined CV-340 & delivered 19 June 53, registered N73136 'Mainliner Vancouver'. Sold to Frontier Airlines May 61 as 'Sunliner Commanche'. Converted to turboprop CV-580 by Pacific Airmotive Feb-May 66 & redelivered to Frontier. Various US owners to 1989 when sold in Canada as C-GKFQ. Freight door fitted 1990. Re-registered in Australia as VH-PDW(2) on 29 Oct 2007 to Pionair.

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