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G-AKCD - Avro Tudor Mk.V

Notes for G-AKCD

Avro Tudor Vs were built for BSAA but never used as passenger airliners.  Refitted as fuel tankers and used on the Berlin Airlift.  G-AKCD was sold to William Dempster Ltd. and flown by them from 1950 to 1954

Operator: William Dempster Ltd.

G-AKCD - Avro Tudor Mk.V at London Airport in 19501950 - London Airport
Tags: Avro, G-AKCD, LAP, London Airport, Mk.V, Tudor, William Dempster Ltd.

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
Tags: Avro, BOAC, G-AKBZ, Mk.V, Stansted, Tudor
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