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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 […]

Great Lakes Airlines – Aircraft Photo History

An absolutely magnificent shot of Great Lakes Convair 440 CF-GLC possibly at London, Ontario in July 1973. This aircraft was acquired from Swissair in December, 1969, and operated with Great Lakes until 1975, and was then parted out in 1976. In this photo it was still in the former Swissair scheme.

Great Lakes Airlines – Aircraft Photo History Photos and Research by Dr. John Blatherwick Great Lakes Airlines was formed to provide executive transport for the Homes-Blunt Company of Sarnia. Most of the traffic was to Toronto and back utilizing light twin engine aircraft. Two DC-3s were purchased in 1967 to supplement the company‚Äôs Cessna 310 […]