133 results found
Registration / Serial:C-FTKX
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota
Operator / Titles:Pem-Air
C/n (msn):10202
City / Airport:Toronto - Lester B Pearson International (CYYZ / YYZ)Map
Region / Country:Ontario, Canada
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:204071
View count: 17
Built as 42-24340 this C-47 was delivered to the Royal Canadian Air Force with serial 663 in September 1943. It went to Alberta Northern Airways in 1973 and was leased or sold to various airlines until Pem-Air flew it until 1979. To the USA as N211Q, it was sold to SAEP Colombia (Servicios Aéreos Especializados en Transportes Petroleros) becoming HK-3031. The aircraft suffered a non-fatal crash returning to the airport after an engine failure and burned out at Bogotá on February 8, 1986.
Registration / Serial:C-FTKX
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota
Operator / Titles:Pem-Air
C/n (msn):10202
City / Airport:Toronto - Lester B Pearson International (CYYZ / YYZ)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Registration / Serial:HK-1718
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 707
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 707-300 (C-18/C-137/E-3/E-6/E-8)
Aircraft Version:Boeing 707-321C
Operator / Titles:Avianca Colombia
C/n (msn):18714 / 362
City / Airport:Toronto - Lester B Pearson International (CYYZ / YYZ)Map
Region / Country:Ontario, Canada
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:148560
View count: 96
Avianca leased this 707 from Aircraft Trading and Services Inc. (ATASCO) from 1977 - 84. Originally with Pan AM, it was delivered February 27, 1964 as N790PA Clipper Courser. Several other leases as TF-AEA and N288V until returning to Colombia with TAMPA Cargo registered HK-3333X in 1987. The freighter was broken up at Medellin, Colombia in December 2000.
Registration / Serial:HK-1718
Aircraft Version:Boeing 707-321C
Operator / Titles:Avianca Colombia
C/n (msn):18714 / 362
City / Airport:Toronto - Lester B Pearson International (CYYZ / YYZ)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Registration / Serial:F-BPVH
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 747
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 747-100
Aircraft Version:Boeing 747-128
Operator / Titles:Air France
C/n (msn):20378 / 177
City / Airport:Toronto - Lester B Pearson International (CYYZ / YYZ)Map
Region / Country:Ontario, Canada
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:139468
View count: 59
An early 747 delivered to Air France March 1, 1972. After a short lease to Kabo Air April-June 1994 it was used as a back up aircraft with a plain white color scheme until stored in Paris (LBG) Dec 6 1995. Ferried to Opa Locka, FL Mar 26 1996, dismantling began Dec 1996 which was finished by the end of March 1997.
Registration / Serial:F-BPVH
Aircraft Version:Boeing 747-128
Operator / Titles:Air France
C/n (msn):20378 / 177
City / Airport:Toronto - Lester B Pearson International (CYYZ / YYZ)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Registration / Serial:VH-CTE
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 65 Queen Air
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 65/70/80/88 Queen Air (L-23/U-8)
Aircraft Version:Beech 65 Queen Air
Operator / Titles:Noosa Air
C/n (msn):LC-85
City / Airport:Noosa (YNSH / NSV)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Web
Photo ID:115330
View count: 50
Registration / Serial:VH-CTE
Aircraft Version:Beech 65 Queen Air
Operator / Titles:Noosa Air
C/n (msn):LC-85
City / Airport:Noosa (YNSH / NSV)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Web
City / Airport:Minore - The Retreat (closed)Map (unconfirmed)
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Web
Photo ID:101744
View count: 62
The Retreat was a farming property near Minore, which in turn is near Dubbo. It was the home of the Western Speedway track, which served as the airstrip for VH-PUF. At the time of the photo -PUF was no longer registered. The speedway too has since passed into history.
Registration / Serial:VH-PUF
Aircraft Version:Auster 5
Operator / Titles:Western Speedway
C/n (msn):1435
City / Airport:Minore - The Retreat (closed)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Web
Registration / Serial:VH-KBG
Aircraft Original Type:Auster J-1
Aircraft Generic Type:Auster J-1 Autocrat/Alpha/Aiglet/Workmaster
Aircraft Version:Auster J-1B Aiglet
C/n (msn):2683
City / Airport:Paynes Lagoon StationMap
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Web
Photo ID:99905
View count: 60
Paynes Lagoon is a cattle station west of Townsville.
Registration / Serial:VH-KBG
Aircraft Version:Auster J-1B Aiglet
C/n (msn):2683
City / Airport:Paynes Lagoon Station
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Web
Registration / Serial:G-AWNM
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 747
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 747-100
Aircraft Version:Boeing 747-136
Operator / Titles:British Airways
C/n (msn):20708 / 210
City / Airport:Toronto - Lester B Pearson International (CYYZ / YYZ)Map
Region / Country:Ontario, Canada
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:96383
View count: 59
Delivered to BOAC May 3, 1973, this 747 was named Ullswater when it flew it's last British Airways revenue flight October 30, 1999. Stored at Roswell, NM, the aircraft was broken up by the end of the year.
Registration / Serial:G-AWNM
Aircraft Version:Boeing 747-136
Operator / Titles:British Airways
C/n (msn):20708 / 210
City / Airport:Toronto - Lester B Pearson International (CYYZ / YYZ)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Registration / Serial:N497PA
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 707
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 707-300 (C-18/C-137/E-3/E-6/E-8)
Aircraft Version:Boeing 707-321B
Operator / Titles:Pan American World Airways - Pan Am
C/n (msn):19699 / 699
Aircraft Name:Clipper Victory
City / Airport:Toronto - Lester B Pearson International (CYYZ / YYZ)Map
Region / Country:Ontario, Canada
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:68929
View count: 55
Clipper Victory was delivered to Pan American World Airways on April 24, 1968. It was retired to Davis Monthan Air Force Base by 1984 and broken up for parts in the KC-135 upgrade program.
Registration / Serial:N497PA
Aircraft Version:Boeing 707-321B
Operator / Titles:Pan American World Airways - Pan Am
C/n (msn):19699 / 699
City / Airport:Toronto - Lester B Pearson International (CYYZ / YYZ)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TDM
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 421 Golden Eagle
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 421 Golden Eagle/Executive Commuter
Aircraft Version:Cessna 421B Golden Eagle
Operator / Titles:Opal Air
C/n (msn):421B-0833
City / Airport:Adelaide - International (YPAD / ADL)Map
Region / Country:South Australia, Australia
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:64142
View count: 47
VH-TDM was sold in the French South Pacific territories as F-ODGC in February 1980.
Registration / Serial:VH-TDM
Aircraft Version:Cessna 421B Golden Eagle
Operator / Titles:Opal Air
C/n (msn):421B-0833
City / Airport:Adelaide - International (YPAD / ADL)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Registration / Serial:D-ADKO
Aircraft Original Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-10
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (C-10 Extender)
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Operator / Titles:Lufthansa
C/n (msn):47929 / 196
Aircraft Name:Stuttgart
City / Airport:Toronto - Lester B Pearson International (CYYZ / YYZ)Map
Region / Country:Ontario, Canada
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:61575
View count: 46
Delivered to Lufthansa March 31, 1975 as one of a dozen that flew international services. Sold to Skyjet Brazil in September 1994 registered N606GC, but the airline ceased operations December 1996. Next with Gemini Air Cargo from December 1997 until they too, ceased operations August 12, 2008 and the aircraft went to Roswell, NM for storage.
Registration / Serial:D-ADKO
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Operator / Titles:Lufthansa
C/n (msn):47929 / 196
City / Airport:Toronto - Lester B Pearson International (CYYZ / YYZ)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TJO
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-9
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (C-9)
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
C/n (msn):47326 / 516
Aircraft Name:William Wentworth
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:58559
View count: 67
Photographed from near the entrance to the GA park. The car park there was one of the last public places where you could take unobstructed photos with a standard lens of aircraft taxiing. The area has been redeveloped and the car park is now "airside".
Registration / Serial:VH-TJO
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
C/n (msn):47326 / 516
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Registration / Serial:N24139
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 36 Bonanza
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 36 Bonanza
Aircraft Version:Beech A36 Bonanza 36
C/n (msn):E-1236
City / Airport:Sydney - Bankstown (YSBK / BWU)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:55021
View count: 38
N24139 was sold in Australia as VH-WHH.
Registration / Serial:N24139
Aircraft Version:Beech A36 Bonanza 36
C/n (msn):E-1236
City / Airport:Sydney - Bankstown (YSBK / BWU)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Registration / Serial:VH-UWA
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 172
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 172 Skyhawk/Cutlass/Hawk XP (T-41/Mescalero)
Aircraft Version:Cessna 172M Skyhawk II
C/n (msn):17263900
City / Airport:Griffith (YGTH / GFF)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:54621
View count: 47
VH-UWA was registered in February 1975.
Registration / Serial:VH-UWA
Aircraft Version:Cessna 172M Skyhawk II
C/n (msn):17263900
City / Airport:Griffith (YGTH / GFF)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Registration / Serial:VH-UHR
Aircraft Original Type:Sud Alouette III
Aircraft Generic Type:Sud Alouette III
Aircraft Version:Sud SE-3160 Alouette III
Operator / Titles:Airfast Helicopters
C/n (msn):1606
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:54589
View count: 65
VH-UHR was sold in the US as N606RA in June 1979.
Registration / Serial:VH-UHR
Aircraft Version:Sud SE-3160 Alouette III
Operator / Titles:Airfast Helicopters
C/n (msn):1606
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
City / Airport:Sydney - Bankstown (YSBK / BWU)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:52558
View count: 38
N5325J was sold in Australia as VH-BYB.
Registration / Serial:N5325J
Aircraft Version:Cessna 340A II
C/n (msn):340A0411
City / Airport:Sydney - Bankstown (YSBK / BWU)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Registration / Serial:WZ903
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 112 Venom/Sea Venom
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 112 Venom/Sea Venom
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 112 Sea Venom FAW53
Operator / Titles:Australia - Navy
C/n (msn):12760
City / Airport:Mildura (YMIA / MQL)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Collection:Warbirds Aviation Museum
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:52223
View count: 47
WZ903 was given the paper serial N4-903 but this must have been allocated retrospectively. The aircraft had been sold as scrap in 1966. After the museum closed, WZ903 was sold in the US as N903WZ.
Registration / Serial:WZ903
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 112 Sea Venom FAW53
Operator / Titles:Australia - Navy
C/n (msn):12760
City / Airport:Mildura (YMIA / MQL)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Registration / Serial:WD767
Aircraft Original Type:Gloster Meteor
Aircraft Generic Type:Gloster Meteor
Aircraft Version:Gloster Meteor TT20
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):[ WD767 ]
City / Airport:Mildura (YMIA / MQL)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Collection:Warbirds Aviation Museum
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:51055
View count: 42
WD767 was used by the British Defence Ministry at the Woomera missile range. Its final flight was to Mildura in 1975 for the Warbirds Aviation Museum. After that museum closed, WD767 was shipped to New Zealand for the Subritzky Aircraft Collection at Dairy Flat, Silverdale.
Registration / Serial:WD767
Aircraft Version:Gloster Meteor TT20
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):[ WD767 ]
City / Airport:Mildura (YMIA / MQL)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Registration / Serial:G-ANRF
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 82 Tiger Moth
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 82 Tiger Moth
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 82A Tiger Moth
C/n (msn):83748
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo from:David Carter Collection
Photo ID:50430
View count: 53
G-ANRF at the end of its flight from the UK piloted by David Cyster and sponsored by Rothmans. The Tiger returned home and was current in March 2018. Photographer not known.
Registration / Serial:G-ANRF
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 82A Tiger Moth
C/n (msn):83748
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo from:David Carter Collection
Registration / Serial:G-BDXC
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 747
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 747-200
Aircraft Version:Boeing 747-236B
Operator / Titles:British Airways
C/n (msn):21240 / 305
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:49037
View count: 47
G-BDXC was scrapped at Cardiff.
Registration / Serial:G-BDXC
Aircraft Version:Boeing 747-236B
Operator / Titles:British Airways
C/n (msn):21240 / 305
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Registration / Serial:A20-719
Aircraft Original Type:Commonwealth CA-1 Wirraway
Aircraft Generic Type:Commonwealth CA-16 Wirraway
Aircraft Version:Commonwealth CA-16 Wirraway
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
C/n (msn):1171
City / Airport:Mildura (YMIA / MQL)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Collection:Warbirds Aviation Museum
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:48678
View count: 40
A20-719 was sold by the museum in 1982 and became a restoration project that emerged as VH-WRX. It was destroyed in a crash during an air show at Nowra in 1999.
Registration / Serial:A20-719
Aircraft Version:Commonwealth CA-16 Wirraway
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
C/n (msn):1171
City / Airport:Mildura (YMIA / MQL)
Photo Date:April 1978
Photo by:David CarterContact