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S.E. 210 Caravelle VIN (67)

 

 
Date: 09/1971

Location: LBG/LFPB

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: Sabena fifth Caravelle was delivered on March 24 1961. It remained operational for the carrier till April 1976 and is here captured in the first (of two) liveries.

Date: 01/02/1973

Location: GVA/LSGG

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: rather poor quality shot of a very interesting item, namely a test livery which at the end was not chosen as the tail colors were inversed.

Date: 1974

Location: GVA/LSGG

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: second and final Sabena livery adopted in November 1972.

Date: 1974

Location: ZRH/LSZH

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: leased to Tunis Air in the Summer of 1974, in basic Sabena colors with "Tunis Air" titles and tail motive..

Date: 11/1974

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: French operator TAR wanted it to use for inclusive-tour charters. It was painted in November 1974 with tail motive in a basic Sabena color scheme, here such captured with the Belgian registration hidden behind the engine.

Date: 12/1974

Location: NCE/LFMN

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: it was ferried from Brussels to Nice in November 1974, but remained stored over there as permission for charter operations was refused and is such depicted.

Date: 14/05/1975

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: in January 1975 it returned to Brussels where it was most of the time stored. It received again the Sabena titles and is here captured on a rare flight, namely a training flight, still wearing basic tail colors of TAR. It was leased in these markings to Sobelair during August-September of 1975. Afterwards it was again laid up at Brussels until being leased to Catair from April 1976 onwards, on June 4 of the same year being sold to them as "F-BYCD". 

 

Belgian register