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 Fairchild-Hiller 227B (559)

 

 
Date: 07/1979

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: the third FH227of Delta Air Transport was the first one arrive at Antwerp as OO-HTC on March 23 1977, six months later being reregistered and here captured in the first livery.

Date: 11/1982

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: between 1979-1983 it was used on behalf of Sabena, and was painted with a blue tail by January 1981. First months "Sabena" titles were more to the left, but as they were obscured by the engines, the version which is here depicted was opted.

Date: 05/1983

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: it was returned to Delta Air Transport on April 1 1983 and its colors were neutralized.

Date: 07/1983

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: a bit later with very small "DAT" titles in the cheatline.

Date: 05/1984

Location: AMS/EHAM

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: second color scheme, adopted by November 1983 being the third aircraft.

Date: 14/04/1988

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: third and final color scheme adopted by March 1988 in anticipation of its name change to DAT. However the airframe was only operational in this outfit till early May 1988 because...(seen below)

Date: 05/1988

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: ...it was sold to ALM in May 1988 being rolled-out at Deurne on May 16 in a DAT style livery. It left for Suriname on May 28, still with Belgian registration, but became PJ-FHA on June 3 1988.

 

Belgian register