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Convair CV-240-12 (157)


Date: early 50's

Location: BRU/EBBR (Melsbroek)

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: the sixth ordered Convair by Sabena is seen wearing the first color scheme (of two) used by the carrier and was such delivered at Brussels on April 17 1949.

Date: 1950

Location: BRU/EBBR (Melsbroek)

Photo: Sabena via collection Skystef

Description: the airframe is seen in the same livery in the middle of this aerial view with in the back the old terminal and control tower at Melsbroek.

Date: mid 50's

Location: LHR/EGLL

Photo: Radoje Jelic

Description: seen in the final livery adopted in 1953. It was operational till March 1957, a month later being cancelled to the States as "N27C", later reregistered "N27CT" and leaving such Brussels on May 2 1957. 


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