Aeroplane Monthly 1983-02
Personal album
Douglas C-47A Dakota 3 ZS-BCY of Suidair International Airways at Croydon on May 26, 1947.
Dakota PP-VBB has its Brazilian markings barely visible above the wartime camouflage. The RAF serial number, KN338 can be distinguished just forward of the tailplane. The Dakota is seen at Croydon on January 4, 1947.
Sabena Dakota OO-AUW taxies out from the Croydon apron on March 15, 1947.
The photograph was taken at Croydon on May 26, 1947 and shows the Lockheed 12A G-AGTL on short finals. Named Caprice this aircraft was one of 13 12As that appeared on the British register and the longest survivor.
Another Lockheed 12A, this time G-AGDT of Southampton Air Services, during a visit to Croydon on March 11, 1947. This 12A was sold to Sweden as SE-BTO in 1951.
Airspeed Consul G-AIBC of Westminster Airways Ltd at Croydon on March 15, 1947. This aircraft was scrapped at Southend in 1952.
This Belgian Avro 652A Nineteen was delivered to John Mahieu Aviation, Brussels in 1946/47 and is seen here at Croydon on March 15, 1947.
D.H.89A Dragon Rapide G-AHXZ of Channel Island Airways on the Croydon apron on March 15, 1947. Previously NR737, this Rapide was burned out at Renfrew on August 28, 1951.
Air Taxis Ltd's D. H. Dragon 2 G-AECZ seen at rest with wings folded at Croydon during 1947. This aircraft was later sold in Ireland as El-AFK.