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Photos from box 'Airbus to Airspeed'

G-AMAE - Airspeed Ambassador 2 (production)

Notes for G-AMAE

Airspeed Ambassador 2 G-AMAE was delivered to BEA in 1952, flown to Australia where it operated for Butler Air Transport from 1957 to 1958. Operated by Dan-Air for 10 years from 1960 to 1970.

G-AMAE - Airspeed Ambassador 2 (production) at Gatwick in 19611961 - Gatwick
PK100022
Tags: 2 (production), Airspeed, AS.57 Ambassador, G-AMAE, Gatwick, LGW

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

G-AMAD - Airspeed Ambassador 2

Notes for G-AMAD

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: BKS

Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1968 - Heathrow
PK100185
Tags: 2, Airspeed, AS.57 Ambassador, BKS, G-AMAD, Heathrow, LHR

OO-DUC - Airspeed Oxford

Operator: Aero Nord

OO-DUC - Airspeed Oxford at Unknown in UnknownUnknown - Unknown
PK111347
Tags: Aero Nord, Airspeed, OO-DUC, Oxford, Unknown

G-ALZS - Airspeed Ambassador

Operator: Autair International

G-ALZS - Airspeed Ambassador at Yeadon in 19831983 - Yeadon
PK112245
Tags: Airspeed, Ambassador, Autair International, G-ALZS, Yeadon

G-ALZO - Airspeed Ambassador

Operator: Dan-Air

G-ALZO - Airspeed Ambassador at Lasham in 19801980 - Lasham
PK112246
Tags: Airspeed, Ambassador, Dan-Air, G-ALZO, Lasham

G-AHEG - Airspeed Consul

Operator: Private

G-AHEG - Airspeed Consul at Unknown in UnknownUnknown - Unknown
PK112247
Tags: Airspeed, Consul, G-AHEG, Private, Unknown

G-AIAT - Airspeed Oxford

G-AIAT - Airspeed Oxford at Christchurch in 19641964 - Christchurch
PK112248
Tags: Airspeed, Christchurch, G-AIAT, NZCH, Oxford, Private

G-AJLR - Airspeed Consul

Notes for G-AJLR Converted from Airspeed Oxford
G-AJLR - Airspeed Consul at Fairoaks in 19641964 - Fairoaks
PK112249
Tags: Airspeed, Consul, Fairoaks, G-AJLR, Private

G-ALZW - Airspeed Ambassador

Operator: BKS

G-ALZW - Airspeed Ambassador at Unknown in UnknownUnknown - Unknown
PK112417
Tags: Airspeed, Ambassador, BKS, G-ALZW, Unknown

G-AMAC - Airspeed Ambassador

G-AMAC - Airspeed Ambassador at Yeadon in 19631963 - Yeadon
PK112419
Tags: Airspeed, Ambassador, BKS, G-AMAC, Yeadon

Photos from box 'Al to Au'

G-AMAF - Airspeed Ambassador

Notes for G-AMAF Ready for scrapping

Operator: ex BEA

G-AMAF - Airspeed Ambassador at Luton Airport in UnknownUnknown - Luton Airport
PK111288
Tags: Airspeed, Ambassador, ex BEA, G-AMAF, Luton Airport

G-ALZO - Airspeed Ambassador

Operator: Dan-Air

G-ALZO - Airspeed Ambassador at Lasham in 19761976 - Lasham
PK111290
Tags: Airspeed, Ambassador, Dan-Air, G-ALZO, Lasham
G-ALZO - Airspeed Ambassador at Lasham in 19761976 - Lasham
PK111289
Tags: Airspeed, Ambassador, Dan-Air, G-ALZO, Lasham

V3388 - Airspeed Oxford

Operator: Royal Air Force

V3388 - Airspeed Oxford at Staverton Aiport in 19761976 - Staverton Aiport
PK111291
Tags: Airspeed, Oxford, Royal Air Force, Staverton Aiport, V3388

Photos from box 'DH 83-104'

G-AHPU - de Havilland Dragon Rapide

Operator: Steel & Co

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