3 OCTOBER 2022


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Malcolm’s Aircraft   

Malcolm is not a ‘spotter’ but since his first flight, probably to Israel in an El Al Bristol Britannia during the late fifties, he seems to have amassed quite a collection of types.  This might be added to with reminders.

* reminded by readers and added later.


ATR 42 and 72

BAC 1-11

BN Islander

BN Trislander (very noisy)

Boeing 707

Boeing 720

Boeing 727

Bombardier C series Airbus A220

Bristol Britannia

Cessna Caravan Sea & land plane





* DH Comet (Dan Air)

De Havilland Dash 7 and Dash 8

De Havilland Trident

De Havilland Twin Otter

De Havilland 146 (rollout) and BAe/Avro versions

De Havilland (HS) 125 with Graham Hill

* Dornier 328 prop and JET plus the 728  rollout, but sadly the aircraft never flew

Embraer Bandeirante and Brasilia and 135 variants plus  Phenom

Embraer E series (rollout)

* Fokker (F-27, F-50, F-100

HP Jetstream (original) and BAE versions

Lockheed Electra (Court Line – Air Transat)

* Saab 340 and 2000 (Brymon European and Crossair)

Sikorsky S-61N (LGW/LHR Airlink) Isles of Scilly

Shorts Belfast and 360

Vickers Vanguard

Vickers Viscount

Vickert VC10 was never flown on but MG's best pal chatted up a BOAC stewardess on one and they been married 50 years nearly.

YAK 42

Shorts Sunderland (failed) – the aircraft went tec.  Please see AND FINALLY in this week's BTN.

Goodyear airship

All the Piper 1970’s range and Bell 206 and 212 (with King Hussain of Jordan) plus various Enstrom and Aerospatiale helicopters but (thankfully) no Avro 748.

Avro Vulcan (sat in)

Plus the usuals of the 21st century including the Airbus and Boeing types

And many a simulator!

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