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Fairchild-Swearingen SA.226 TC Metro II (TC-221)

 

 
Date: -

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: the first airframe for EAT (called "Metro") was ordered to serve on the Sabena's "common market commuter" routes. Hence on March 9 1976, it was delivered at Brussels in the markings of the Belgian flag carrier and became operational from April 1 onwards. Below the cheatline near the cockpit, additional "European Air Transport" titles were added.

Date: 1980

Location: LUX/ELLX

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: other side.

Date: 06/1984

Location: DUS/EDDL

Photo: Udo Schäfer

Description: in basic Sabena colors.

Date: 16/02/1986

Location: GVA/LSGG

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: in the second Sabena livery.

Date: 27/09/1986

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: below the cockpit window seen with baptise name "India".

Date: 08/1987

Location: NUE/EDDN

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: in EAT livery with below the "India" name also small "operated by European Air Transport" titles as a remnant when with Sabena.

Date: 20/06/1993

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: other side, on July 20 1994 it left the fleet for Spanish sister company "Swiftair" as "EC-666".

 

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