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Britten Norman 2A-6 Islander (236)


Date: 16/05/1971

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: registered on March 23 1971, Publi-Air first Islander was used on Sabena's "common market commuter" with these titles applied below the cockpit windows (see also upper right inset). Its regi was referring to one of the executives of Publi-Air at that time, namely Guy Viselé. Here seen such carrying below the Belgian flag also additional tiny "operated by Publi-Air" titles (see also upper left inset). In the back a Beech 65 OO-LGR with tiny "Publi-Air tail titles can be detected besides a DC-4 KX-1 / OT-CWU of the Belgian Air Force.

Date: 10/1974

Location: CGN/EDDK

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: seen with revised tail logo, it was used for Sabena between 1971-1975 on their short range intra-European network like Brussels - Cologne and vice versa like depicted here.

Date: 10/1975

Location: JAD/YPJT

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: it was cancelled from the Belgian register on March 12 1975 migrating the following month to Australia as "VH-CPG", here seen half a year later with the Australian carrier Perth Air Charter, still in the last color scheme of Sabena and it soldiered on like this till at least December 1976.


Belgian register