Air International 1993-11
G.Jones - Miami Challenge
Sole Challenge Boeing 707 is former Lufthansa Srs 330C N707HE (ex D-ABUO) which was acquired in 1984 and remains current although scheduled for imminent disposal. It is seen here at Miami undergoing maintenance on the ramp in March 1987.
Seen here in July 1980, C-46C Super Commando N9900Z was one of two of the type with which, together with the DC-6s, the company began operations out of Miami in 1978.
Boeing 757-23APF N571CA Spirit of Miami being loaded-up through the main forward cargo door on the ramp at Miami. Visible behind is one of the company’s two DC-8-63PFs which were operated for a short period from 1989 until replaced by Boeing 757s.
Douglas DC-6A N3492F, seen at San Juan, Puerto Rico, in November 1979, was one of two examples operated by Challenge Air Transport Inc, forerunner of CAC, in the early days. After initial lease, this aircraft was transferred to Challenge on January 28, 1980 and operated until January 1983.
Boeing 757-23APF N571CA Spirit of Miami being loaded-up through the main forward cargo door on the ramp at Miami. Visible behind is one of the company’s two DC-8-63PFs which were operated for a short period from 1989 until replaced by Boeing 757s.
Challenge Air Cargo’s third Boeing 757-23APF N573CA Spirit of the Caribbean seen while still carrying UK marks as G-OBOZ. All three CAC 757s are leased from Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services.
Flightdeck of a CAC Boeing 757-23APF.