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Convair CV-440-61 Metropolitan (368)

 

 
Date: -

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: the Convair only carried one color scheme during its life with Sabena and was operational between 1956-1968.

Date: 1962

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: ready for departure on another flight.

Date: 06/1988

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: after a conversion to CV580 in 1968 and after several operators in the States, this frame came back to Brussels on May 29 1988 and was only to be used as source parts for the operational fleet of CV580's of European Air Transport. Here depicted just after its arrival, with the American regi "N73165" already erased and carrying the basic markings of previous operator "Metro Airlines / American Eagle", it was completely b/u on December 15 1994.

 

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