Aircraft Photo of G-ACYR | De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide | Olley Air Service | AirHistory.net #56880
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:G-ACYR
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide (Dominie)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide
C/n (msn):6261
Operator / Titles:Olley Air Service
Location
City / Area:Cuatro Vientos / Museo del Aire [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:Spain
Collection:Museo del Aire
 
Photo Date:3 October 2015
Photo by:Peter de Jong
Photo ID: 56880
Photo Comment

General Franco flew from the Canaries to Spanish Morocco on this very aircraft in July 1936 to revolt against the government in Madrid. The British plane had been chartered by the London correspondent of a Spanish conservative newspaper.

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