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The Great Convair 580 Fleet – North Central Airlines, Republic, Northwest Airlines

Republic Convair 580 N4801C DTW SEP 1980

The Great Convair 580 Fleet – North Central Airlines, Republic, Northwest Airlines – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby The Convair-Liner was a twin-engined, pressurized airliner built for the 40-50 passenger short haul feeder market of the post World War 2 era by San Diego based […]

BEA British European Airways 1960s- early 1970s: The Pinnacle of Success – A Photo History

BEA Vanguard G-APEH 1970

BEA British European Airways 1960s- early 1970s: The Pinnacle of Success – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby BEA British European Airways was the UK’s short haul government owner air carrier during post war period up until the airline was merged into BOAC to become British […]

BOAC and British Airways 1960s-1970s: A time of Growth and Change – A Photo History

BOAC 707-436 G-ARRC MAN May 1971

BOAC and British Airways 1960s-1970s: A time of Growth and Change – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby Passenger air travel specially in Britain boomed dramatically throughout the 1960s. The UK’s State owned international air carrier was BOAC British Overseas Airways Corporation, and like many nationalized […]

British Independent Cargo Airlines 1960s-1970s: Trans Meridian Air Cargo / Midland Air Cargo / Others – Part 4 – A Photo History

Transmeridian Air Cargo Seabird CL-44 G-ATAA circa 1974 possibly at Basle.

British Independent Cargo Airlines 1960s-1970s: Trans Meridian Air Cargo / Midland Air Cargo / Others – Part 4 – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby Cargo has always played a major role in the British Independent airline scene going back well into the 1960s. Much of […]

British Independent Airlines 1960s-1970s: Laker / Cunard / British Eagle / Loganair / Others – Part 3 – A Photo History

Cunard Eagle Airways DC-6 no reg visible at London Heathrow circa 1962.

British Independent Airlines 1960s-1970s: Laker / Cunard / British Eagle / Loganair / Others – Part 3 – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby In the 1960s and 1970s the UK had a thriving independent airline scene, in which ad-hoc and IT charter operators experienced massive […]

British Independent Airlines 1960s-1970s: Channel Airways / British United / British Caledonian / Dan-Air London – Part 2 – A Photo History

Channel Airways Trident II G-AVYB February 1971 location not known.

British Independent Airlines 1960s-1970s: Channel Airways / British United / British Caledonian / Dan-Air London – Part 2 – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby In the 1960s and 1970s the UK had a thriving independent airline scene, in which ad-hoc and IT charter operators experienced […]

British Independent Airlines 1960s-1970s: British Midland / Donaldson / Court Line / Transglobe – Part 1

British Midland Airlines Handley Page Dart Herald G-BAVX possibly at East Midlands Airport October 1973.

British Independant Airlines 1960s-1970s: British Midland / Donaldson / Court Line / Transglobe – Part 1 – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby In the 1960s and 1970s the UK had a thriving independent airline scene, in which ad-hoc and IT charter operators experienced massive business […]

Scandinavian Airlines from the 1960s and 1970s – Pictorial History

Transair Sweden DC-3 SE-BSN at Copenhagen circa late 1960s.

Scandinavian Airlines from the 1960s and 1970s – Pictorial History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby The Scandinavian countries had a very interesting mix of charter and cargo airlines in the 1960s and 1970s. It was the 1960s when airlines started the mass inclusive tourist boom taking sun seeking […]

Airlines of Spain 1960s-1970s – A Pictorial History

Aviaco Se210 Caravelle EC-AXU at Palma 1973.

Airlines of Spain 1960s-1970s – A Pictorial History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby The airline scene in Spain during the 1960s and early 1970s was very vibrant specially for airline buffs. The Spanish charter holiday market was already well established by this time with the flag carrier Iberia […]

RCAF Canadian Armed Forces Canadair CP-107 CL-28 Argus – Photo History

RCAF Royal Canadian Air Force Canadair Argus 10741 at CFB Namao June 1969.

RCAF Canadian Armed Forces Canadair CP-107 CL-28 Argus – Photo History Photos by Dr. John Blatherwick (unless otherwise indicated) Write up by Henry Tenby The RCAF took delivery of 33 Canadair built CP-107 Argus maritime patrol aircraft in 1957 and the aircraft remained in front line service with the Canadian Armed Forces until their retirement […]

RCAF Royal Canadian Air Force Canadair CC-106 Yukon – Photo History

RCAF Royal Canadian Air Force Canadair Yukon 15929 at London Heathrow in the special one year only all red 1967 scheme.

RCAF Royal Canadian Air Force Canadair CC-106 Yukon – Photo History Photos by Dr. John Blatherwick (unless otherwise indicated) Write up by Henry Tenby The RCAF DC-4M2 North Star replacement commenced in 1961 with the introduction of the CC-106 Canadair Yukon (military version of the CL-44) transport aircraft. This four engine turbo prop was powered […]

Canadian Armed Forces Boeing 707 CC-137 1970s-1990s – Photo History

Canadian Armed Forces Boeing 707 CC-137 13704 at Vancouver June 1982 (Henry Tenby slide).

Canadian Armed Forces Boeing 707 CC-137 1970s-1990s – Photo History Photos by Dr. John Blatherwick (unless otherwise indicated) Write up by Henry Tenby The RCAF Fleet of a dozen CC-106 Canadair Yukons were replaced with a fleet of five Boeing 707 intercontinental jetliners, which were originally ordered by Western Airlines. The Boeing 707s were delivered […]