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Registration / Serial:VH-BZF
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 340/440/540/580/640 (C-131)
Aircraft Version:Convair 440-97 Metropolitan
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airways
C/n (msn):431
City / Airport:Brisbane (YBBN / BNE)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:June 1957
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Photo ID:149977
View count: 38
Seen down the far western area of the Eagle Farm tarmac at a time when passengers were free to walk around while waiting to board.
Registration / Serial:VH-BZF
Aircraft Version:Convair 440-97 Metropolitan
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airways
C/n (msn):431
City / Airport:Brisbane (YBBN / BNE)
Photo Date:June 1957
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Registration / Serial:G-AMAE
Aircraft Original Type:Airspeed AS-57 Ambassador
Aircraft Generic Type:Airspeed AS-57 Ambassador
Aircraft Version:Airspeed AS-57 Ambassador 2
C/n (msn):5227
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:June 1957
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:119929
View count: 55
G-AMAE at the end of its delivery flight to Butler Air Transport. It became VH-BUK but its time in Australia was short. It returned to the UK and its former registration in 1958 after Butler was acquired by Ansett.
Registration / Serial:G-AMAE
Aircraft Version:Airspeed AS-57 Ambassador 2
C/n (msn):5227
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)
Photo Date:June 1957
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:WB257
Aircraft Original Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly U9
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):F8483
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:June 1957
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:26237
View count: 43
This was the first of 40 Fireflies to be modded to U.9 drone standard by Fairey Aviation at Stockport and Ringway and was retained for tests. Later to 728B Squadron at Hal Far and shot down off Malta on 25 May 1960.
Registration / Serial:WB257
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly U9
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):F8483
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
Photo Date:June 1957
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact