Tag archive for : Douglas C47 Dakota

PH FIL Fokker F27 - 200. Unknown location 1972

PH FIL Fokker F27 – 200. Unknown location 1972

Registered as G BAKL in December 1972. Photo Richard Hunt Collection.

LN DAF Fokker F27 – 200. Unknown location 1975

LN DAF Fokker F27 – 200. Unknown location 1975

Registered as G BDDH May 1975. Photo Richard Hunt Collection.

G BDDH Fokker F27 – 200. Unknown location 1977

G BDDH Fokker F27 – 200. Unknown location 1977

Shown wearing the full Air Anglia colours. Photo Richard Hunt Collection.

G BAUR Fokker F27 – 200. Unknown location 1973

G BAUR Fokker F27 – 200. Unknown location 1973

Registered to Air Anglia April 1973. Photo Richard Hunt Collection.

G BCDO Fokker F27 – 200. Jersey 1979

G BCDO Fokker F27 – 200. Jersey 1979

Registered April 1974. Photo Richard Hunt Collection.

G SPUD Fokker F27 -100. Norwich October 1979

G SPUD Fokker F27 -100. Norwich October 1979

Pictured at Norwich in the full Air Anglia colour scheme on a training detail. Photo Malcolm Gee Norwich Airport Aviation Group.

G AGJV Douglas C47 Dakota 4. Greenham Common July 1973

G AGJV Douglas C47 Dakota 4. Greenham Common July 1973

In service with Air Anglia early 1972. Pictured at Greenham Common during the International Air Tattoo, probably engaged in pleasure flying duties. This aircraft has had the “Transair Mod”, which comprised of fitting fibreglass undercarriage doors which were closed by bungee rubbers and fitted against the protruding main wheels and improved the single engine take-off performance. Photo Richard Vandervord.

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Air Anglia operated a variety of aircraft some of which are featured here along with one of the original three companies that led to its formation.

G AMPZ Douglas DC3C Dakota Southampton 1970

G AMPZ Douglas DC3C Dakota Southampton 1970.
First registered in 1952 and served with many operators, pictured in Southampton in Rig Air colours at the time of the formation of Air Anglia. Photo Barry Friend.

G AOBN Douglas C47 Dakota Norwich September 1974

G AOBN Douglas C47 Dakota Norwich September 1974.
Operated with Air Kruise and Silver City then with Morton Air Services and British United (Radio Calibration Unit) early 1960s Joined the newly formed Air Anglia in Nov 1971. Finally with Ethiopian Airlines and was written off in an accident at Jiggiga August 1977,  Photo Richard Vandervord

G ASVO Handley Page HPR7 Herald 214 Edinburgh April 1975

G ASVO Handley Page HPR7 Herald 214 Edinburgh April 1975.
Air Anglia used this aircraft from February 1975 to March 1976. It was written off with Channel Express at Bournemouth in 1997 when it taxied into a lighting mast. The fuselage and nose section now at Highland Air Museum Inverness. Photo Richard Vandervord.

G APRL Armstrong Whitworth AW650 Argosy 101 Amsterdam December 1975

G APRL Armstrong Whitworth AW650 Argosy 101 Amsterdam December 1975.
This aircraft was originally used by Riddle Airlines in Miami. With the retirement of its sole remaining Dakota in November 1975 Air Anglia leased two Argosy freighters. The aircraft is preserved at the Midland Aircraft Museum Coventry in Elan colours. Photo Peter de Groot.

G FJGC Piper PA31 350 Navajo Chieftain Southend January 1979

G FJGC Piper PA31 350 Navajo Chieftain Southend January 1979.
Used by Air Anglia until sold in America April 1980. Photo Richard Vandervord.

G BLGW Fokker F27 200 Stansted January 1980

G BLGW Fokker F27 200 Stansted January 1980.
With Air Anglia from March 1978, flew on lease in British Midland colours, hybrid Air Anglia/Air UK and the modified and second Air UK colour schemes. Broken up at Norwich 1996. Photo Richard Vandervord.

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