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Photos from box 'Airbus to Airspeed'

G-ALZU - Airspeed Ambassador 2

Notes for G-ALZU

Thursday 6 February 1958.  Airspeed Ambassador G-AZLU of BEA, having stopped at Munich to refuel on the way back from Belgrade, crashed in slush and snow while taking off to return to Manchester.  23 out of the 44 people on board were killed including many of the famous Manchester United football team.

Operator: BEA

Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1953 - London Airport
PK100179
Tags: 2, Airspeed, AS.57 Ambassador, BEA, G-ALZU, LAP, London Airport

G-AMAD - Airspeed Ambassador 2

Notes for G-AMAD

PK100183 One of 20 Ambassadors ordered by BEA in 1948 and operated as the “Elizabethan” class from 1952 to 1958.

PK100185 Converted to a flying horsebox G-AMAD cartwheeled on landing at Heathrow on 3 July 1968 and ended up in the new terminal 1 then under construction.  6 people and 8 horses killed.

Operator: BEAC

Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1954 - London Airport
PK100183
Tags: 2, Airspeed, AS.57 Ambassador, BEAC, G-AMAD, LAP, London Airport

Photos from box 'Av'

G-AKBZ - Avro Tudor Mk.V

Notes for G-AKBZ

Avro Tudor 5 G-AKBZ was originally built for British South American Airways and named “Star Falcon”.  Used as a fuel freighter during the Berlin Airlift. It was taken on by BOAC in 1949 but never used.  It was stored for almost 10 years at Stansted Airport and eventually scrapped in 1959.  Probably shot at an open day at Stansted.

Operator: BOAC

G-AKBZ - Avro Tudor Mk.V at Stansted in 19531953 - Stansted
PK100163
Tags: Avro, BOAC, G-AKBZ, Mk.V, Stansted, Tudor

G-ATEL - Aviation Traders Accountant

Operator: Private

G-ATEL - Aviation Traders Accountant at Farnborough in 19571957 - Farnborough
PK102120
Tags: Accountant, Aviation Traders, FAB, Farnborough, G-ATEL, Private
G-ATEL - Aviation Traders Accountant at Farnborough in 19571957 - Farnborough
PK102121
Tags: Accountant, Aviation Traders, FAB, Farnborough, G-ATEL, Private
G-ATEL - Aviation Traders Accountant at Farnborough in 19571957 - Farnborough
PK102119
Tags: Accountant, Aviation Traders, FAB, Farnborough, G-ATEL, Private

WB819 - Avro Shackleton T.4

Notes for WB819 'M.O.T.U'

Operator: Royal Air Force Maritime Operational Training Unit (MOTU)

OD-ACO - Avro York C1

Operator: Trans Mediterranean Airways

OD-ACO - Avro York C1 at Beirut Airport in 19571957 - Beirut Airport
PK105356
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, OD-ACO, Trans Mediterranean Airways, York

EP-ADB - Avro York C1

Operator: Persian Air Services

EP-ADB - Avro York C1 at Beirut Airport in 19551955 - Beirut Airport
PK110893
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, EP-ADB, Persian Air Services, York
EP-ADB - Avro York C1 at Beirut Airport in 19551955 - Beirut Airport
PK110892
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, EP-ADB, Persian Air Services, York

EP-ADD - Avro York

EP-ADD - Avro York at Beirut Airport in 19571957 - Beirut Airport
PK110894
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, EP-ADD, Persian Air Services, York
EP-ADD - Avro York at Beirut Airport in 19571957 - Beirut Airport
PK110895
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, EP-ADD, Persian Air Services, York

EP-ADE - Avro York C1

Notes for EP-ADE Ex RAF MW295 - Ascalon II named after Churchill's personal aircraft. It retired from military service where it became G-APCA and later passed to Trans Mediterranean Airways of Lebanon OD-ACQ before going to Persian Air Services of Iran. On 15 July 1959 it tragically crashed near Kuwait City killing all 32 passengers and crew.
EP-ADE - Avro York C1 at Beirut Airport in 19571957 - Beirut Airport
PK110897
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, EP-ADE, Persian Air Services, York
EP-ADE - Avro York C1 at Beirut Airport in 19571957 - Beirut Airport
PK110898
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, EP-ADE, Persian Air Services, York
EP-ADE - Avro York C1 at Beirut Airport in 19571957 - Beirut Airport
PK110896
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, EP-ADE, Persian Air Services, York
EP-ADE - Avro York C1 at Beirut Airport in 19571957 - Beirut Airport
PK110899
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, EP-ADE, Persian Air Services, York

OD-ACQ - Avro York

Notes for OD-ACQ Ex RAF MW295 - Ascalon II named after Churchill's personal aircraft. It retired from military service as was re-registered G-APCA with Field Aircraft Services of Britain before going to Trans Mediterranean Airways of Lebanon. It then went on to Persian Air Services of Iran as EP-ADE. 15 July 1959 the Avro York crashed near Kuwait City killing all 32 passengers and crew.

Operator: Trans Mediterranean Airways

OD-ACQ - Avro York at London Airport in 19571957 - London Airport
PK110900
Tags: Avro, LAP, London Airport, OD-ACQ, Trans Mediterranean Airways, York

HZ-CAA - Avro York C1

Notes for HZ-CAA Ex G-AHEY

Operator: Unkown

HZ-CAA - Avro York C1 at Beirut Airport in 19561956 - Beirut Airport
PK111014
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, HZ-CAA, Unkown, York

JY-ABZ - Avro York C1

Notes for JY-ABZ "Petra" 'J' c/n 1302

Operator: Arab Airways

JY-ABZ - Avro York C1 at Beirut Airport in 19561956 - Beirut Airport
PK111015
Tags: Arab Airways, Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, JY-ABZ, York

EP-ADC - Avro York

Operator: Persian Air Services

EP-ADC - Avro York at Beirut Airport in 19561956 - Beirut Airport
PK111017
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, EP-ADC, Persian Air Services, York

OD-ACB - Avro York

Operator: Air Liban

OD-ACB - Avro York at Beirut Airport in 19551955 - Beirut Airport
PK111021
Tags: Air Liban, Avro, Beirut Airport, OD-ACB, York

OD-ACD - Avro York C1

Notes for OD-ACD Ex G-AMRI
OD-ACD - Avro York C1 at Beirut Airport in 19551955 - Beirut Airport
PK111022
Tags: Air Liban, Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, G-AMRI, OD-ACD, York

OD-ACE - Avro York C1

Notes for OD-ACE Ex G-AMRJ
Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1955 - Beirut Airport
PK111026
Tags: Air Liban, Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, OD-ACE, York
OD-ACE - Avro York C1 at Beirut Airport in 19551955 - Beirut Airport
PK111025
Tags: Air Liban, Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, G-AMRJ, OD-ACE, York

Operator: Trans Mediterranean Airways

OD-ACE - Avro York C1 at Beirut Airport in 19561956 - Beirut Airport
PK111027
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, G-AMRJ, OD-ACE, Trans Mediterranean Airways, York

OD-ACJ - Avro York C1

Operator: Air Liban

OD-ACJ - Avro York C1 at Beirut Airport in 19561956 - Beirut Airport
PK111028
Tags: Air Liban, Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, OD-ACJ, York
Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1956 - Beirut Airport
PK111029
Tags: Air Liban, Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, OD-ACJ, York

OD-ACN - Avro York C1

Notes for OD-ACN Ex MW107, Ex SAAF 4999, Ex ZS-DGN

Operator: Trans Mediterranean Airways

Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1956 - Kuwait
PK111032
Tags: Avro, C1, Kuwait, OD-ACN, Trans Mediterranean Airways, York
Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1956 - Kuwait
PK111030
Tags: Avro, C1, Kuwait, OD-ACN, Trans Mediterranean Airways, York

OD-ACZ - Avro York C1

Operator: MEA

Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1957 - Beirut Airport
PK111035
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, MEA, OD-ACZ, York
OD-ACZ - Avro York C1 at Beirut Airport in 19571957 - Beirut Airport
PK111034
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, MEA, OD-ACZ, York
Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1957 - Beirut Airport
PK111033
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, C1, MEA, OD-ACZ, York

OD-ACD - Avro York

Notes for OD-ACD "New Endeavour"

Operator: Trans Mediterranean Airways

OD-ACP - Avro York

Operator: LIA

OD-ACP - Avro York at Beirut Airport in 19571957 - Beirut Airport
PK111042
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, LIA, OD-ACP, York

OD-ADA - Avro York

Operator: MEA

Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1957 - Beirut Airport
PK111043
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, MEA, OD-ADA, York
Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1957 - Beirut Airport
PK111044
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, MEA, OD-ADA, York

OD-ADB - Avro York

Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1957 - Beirut Airport
PK111047
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, MEA, OD-ADB, York
Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1957 - Beirut Airport
PK111045
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, MEA, OD-ADB, York
Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1957 - Beirut Airport
PK111046
Tags: Avro, Beirut Airport, MEA, OD-ADB, York

WW500 - Avro York C1

Notes for WW500 Ex G-AHFD

Operator: Royal Air Force

Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1953 - Stansted
PK111056
Tags: Avro, C1, G-AHFD, Royal Air Force, Stansted, WW500, York

WW502 - Avro York

Notes for WW502 Ex G-AHFH
Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1953 - Stansted
PK111057
Tags: Avro, Royal Air Force, Stansted, WW502, York

WW506 - Avro York

Notes for WW506 Ex G-AHEY
WW506 - Avro York at Stansted in 19531953 - Stansted
PK111058
Tags: Avro, G-AHEY, Royal Air Force, Stansted, WW506, York

WW577 - Avro York

Notes for WW577 Ex G-AGOD

Operator: Skyways

Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1954 - London Airport
PK111059
Tags: Avro, LAP, London Airport, Skyways, WW577, York

WW581 - Avro York

Notes for WW581 Ex G-AGNW

Operator: Royal Air Force

Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1953 - Stansted
PK111060
Tags: Avro, Royal Air Force, Stansted, WW581, York

WR977 - Avro Shackleton MR.3

WR977 - Avro Shackleton MR.3 at Farnborough in 19571957 - Farnborough
PK111221
Tags: Avro, FAB, Farnborough, MR.3, Royal Air Force, Shackleton, WR977

G-ACHP - Avro Club Cadet

Notes for G-ACHP c/n 683

Operator: Private

G-ACHP - Avro Club Cadet at Denham in 19531953 - Denham
PK111265
Tags: Avro, Club Cadet, Denham, G-ACHP, Private

VH-AGH - Avro Cadet

Operator: Marshall Airways

VH-AGH - Avro Cadet at Bankstown in 19551955 - Bankstown
PK111272
Tags: Avro, Bankstown, BWU, Cadet, Marshall Airways, VH-AGH
Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1955 - Bankstown
PK111271
Tags: Avro, Bankstown, BWU, Cadet, Marshall Airways, VH-AGH
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