Date: 08 Dec 96 04:12:34 From: Roberts@erinet.com (Patrick Roberts) Organization: Al Bundy for President References: 1
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JW6191A@american.edu (John Witherspoon) wrote: >In the mid to late 1970s, Piedmont Airlines flew propeller planes into >Myrtle Beach, South Carolina's airport, which was not at the time (and is >not presently) equipped for commercial jets (jet traffic into MYB started >soon thereafter, when all commercial flights were moved to the civilian >terminal of the Myrtle Beach Air Force base). > >Can anyone shed any light on what type of planes these prop transports >might have been? If memory serves, they were large, four engine planes, >i.e. bigger than, say, Convair 580s. It was probably a YS-11. Airborne Express still operates part of the old Piedmont YS-11 fleet every night.