3 OCTOBER 2022
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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.
Also see ON THE SOAPBOX
ATR 42 and 72
BN Trislander (very noisy)
Bombardier C series Airbus A220
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
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.
Shorts Sunderland (failed) – the aircraft went tec. Please see AND FINALLY in this week's BTN.
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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