Aviation Historian 12
Aviation Historian 12
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Coach class - cheap, but how safe was it? Curtiss C-46D N95445, ex-USAAF 44-78081, flew with non-scheduled carrier Aero Coach, established in 1950 as a division of the Aero Finance Corporation. It later served in Latin America, finally flying into a mountain near Rioja in Peru, on February 23, 1966.
An AV-8A Harrier of VMA-513 on the ramp at MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina, where Fairey field service engineer Kenneth Smith spent a happy month in 1972.
RAF Transport Command Bristol Britannia XL636 over a glorious cloudscape. Harry Liddell captained sister aircraft XL638 which accompanied No 617 Sqn’s ill-fated Avro Vulcan global tour in 1959.