Second Chad C-47 to carry this registration. The first was C-47B cn 26122/14677 and written off in the early 1980s. It was replaced by this C-47, obtained from France (ex French Navy No.10) in 1984, and given the same registration. It was withdrawn from use in 1991 and stored at N'Djamena, still present there by 2012. Note in the background the French Air Force C-160 Transall and 3 Mirage F1.
Constructed as a C-54B-1-DC by Douglas at Chicago, IL. and delivered to USAAF in Nov 1944. Became a DC-4 for civilian market and served as NX86578, NC90451, later N90451, then CF-MCA, CF-NAA and to American Airlines as N20AA; Then to Air Centrafrique as TK-AAJ, TL-AAZ and finaly to Central Africa Air Force in 1973 as TL-KAW. Considered stored since in 1984 was still in flying conditions in 1987; Was scrapped in the 90's.
One of the two C- 47 used at this time by Chad Air Force. Was delivered to USAAF in 1943 as 42-23940. Was later used by French Air Force until 1968; Given to Chad Air Force in May 1972. Now derelict in N'djamena.
Former Orion Airways G- BGTV delivered February 27, 1980 that was leased to Haiti Air for a year before coming to Canadian Pacific Airlines in February 1986. CP Air was just returning to their original name and this color scheme was very short lived. They were bought by Pacific Western Airlines in 1987 to form Canadian Airlines International.
No stranger to Heathrow in its original guise as KLM's PH-LLH, this smart Electra also served Universal, Saturn, Trans International and Norhwest Territorial before reaching Sweden in 11.86. Became EI-CHZ with Hunting Cargo in 1993 and broken up for spares at EMA 8.98