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Britten-Norman BN.2A-6 Islander (008)


Date: 03/1972

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: delivered in November 1971, Publi-Air second Islander was used on Sabena's "common market commuter" with these titles applied below the cockpit windows (see also upper left inset). Here seen in basic Sabena colors carrying below the Belgian flag also tiny "operated by Publi-Air" titles (see once more upper left inset). The airframe, baptized "Astrid", was operational between 1971-1975, from May 1972 onwards in the full (old) colors of the national carrier.

Date: 05/1973

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: from October 1972 onwards, it did wear a test color scheme of the Belgian flag carrier, later indeed adopted by them but the logo was reversed. Here seen parked at Deurne in between duties on the Antwerp-Brussels feeder service which started on November 1 1972 and ended on January 1 1974, being replaced by

Date: 1973

Location: -

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: timetable of Sabena of November 1973 with till December 31 1973 a seven daily Islander (code BNI) service scheduled between Antwerp and Brussels while the other one was conducted by a Twin Otter and on Wednesday even a Cessna.


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