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One of my favourite aircraft - I have quite a few. I'll start this section off with a recent sighting and an image sent by a colleague.
ZK-CIB Convair 580 (PAC166) Air Chathams at Christchurch - NZCH on her last revenue flight - Aaron Murphy © 12 September 2021
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A series of stunning images by Aaron will be added shortly - I flew in this aircraft on 27 - 28 August 1966! It was still N8444H a Convair 440-42 (327A) back then.
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C-FNRC Convair 580 (473) alighting at Ottawa / Uplands - CYOW, after a mission over Orleans area. Photo: Rod Digney © 22 January 2016
N240HH (47) Convair 240-1 at Syracuse - KSYR . Photos: Neil Aird © 28 April 1989
109157 (CL66B-7) CC-109 Cosmopolitan, 412 Squadron - Canadian Armed Forces at Kingston - CYGK. Photo: Neil Aird © Date unknown
C-FAUF Convair 580 (24) at Toronto - CYYZ. Photo: Neil Aird © Date unknown
C-GKFY Convair 580 (91) at Saskatoon - CYXE. Photo: Neil Aird © 19 July 1990
C-FPWS Convair 640 (441) at Saskatoon - CYXE. Photo: Neil Aird © 19 July 1990
C-FPWY Convair 640 (108) at Saskatoon - CYXE. Photo: Neil Aird © 19 July 1990
ZK-KFL Convair 580 (372) at Auckland - NZAA. Photo: Neil Aird © 30 October 2010
LN-KLB Convair 440-75 Metropolitan (320) SAS "Ivar Viking". 18 September 1964.
SE-BSX Convair 440-75 Metropolitan (396) SAS " Sverker Viking". 22 January 1968. I flew to Gothenburg on "SK494". The image above shows my cabin crew arriving in a beat up Bedford van! - SE-BSX served from 1957-1973 and was broken up at Oslo-Fornebu in 1975