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Beech 65-B.80 Queen Air (LD-333)

 

 
Date: 08/1967

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this factory fresh airframe was the first commercial aircraft of Delta Air Transport and was delivered in their livery at Antwerp airport on February 23 1967 still registered as "N7820L". Here depicted just after being re-registered with the tail logo but without titles, it became operational from April 13 onwards.

Date: 01/1968

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: prior the pax service between Antwerp and Amsterdam, which began on September 19 1967, "Delta Air Transport" titles and a KLM sticker were applied.

Date: 1968

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: beautiful take-off shot on another flight to Amsterdam .

Date: -

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: when by the summer of 1968 the link between Antwerp and Amsterdam was upgraded with DC3's, the Beech flew from on behalf of SABENA on their regional network from Brussels. It wore the old markings of SABENA with small "common market commuter" titles and became such operational on August 23 1968 and this lasted till May 1970. After this contract, the airframe was cancelled to France.

 

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