Re: Help ID Piedmont Propeller Planes, Please

Date:         08 Dec 96 04:12:34 
From:         cakes@erinet.com (Clark Sheppard)
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In article <589hun$2ug@kragar.kei.com>, 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.

Probably the YS-11. I fly their old planes now for Airborne Express.

Clark

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