Continuing the series. hampshire photographer, Richard Hunt, who is well respected for his work that features on the world wide web, has kindly allowed us to feature his Fokker F27 images on the Air UK reunion web site.
G BCDN Fokker F27 – 200. Southampton June 1987
First flew as PH FDP 14 May 1962, delivered as JA8615 to All Nippon Airways. Later PH OGA Limburg Airlines. Air Anglia from April 1974, shown in the first modified Air UK colour scheme. Withdrawn from use October 1995. Fuselage used as a cabin trainer until at least June 2006. Photo Richard Hunt.
G BCDN Fokker F27 – 200. Southampton August
Shown in the second colour scheme. Photo Richard Hunt.
G BCDO Fokker F27 – 200. Southend May 1980
First flew as PH FEZ 12 September 1963, delivered as JA 8621 to All Nippon Airways. Later PH OGB Limburg Airlines. Air Anglia from April 1974. Shown in this hybrid Air Anglia Air UK colour scheme. Photo Richard Vandervord.
G BCDO Fokker F27 – 200. Named Lord Butler. Southampton July 1987
Shown in the modified first colour scheme. Photo Richard Hunt.
G BCDO Fokker F27 – 200. Southampton September 1989
Shown in the second colour scheme. Damaged at Amsterdam 19 July 1990, the starboard main landing gear failed to lock down, ferried to Norwich after repair and broken up in 1992, and fuselage to Air UK Technical College until at least December 1996. Photo Richard Hunt.
G BDDH Fokker F27 – 200 Southend May 1980
First flew as PH FIG 12 October 1965, delivered as I ATIB to Aero Transport Italiani ATI. Later LN DAS Air Service Ibis. Air Anglia from May 1975 wearing the first modified colour scheme. With Air UK until June 1986. Leased British Midland Airways April 1982 to February 1984. Sold to Pakistan International Airways as AP AXB June 1986, withdrawn from use at Karachi 2005. Photo Richard Vandervord.