Request for help: Bristol 170 family

Date:         19 Feb 98 01:34:50 
From:         bobo@algonet.se (Mats Jönsson)
Organization: Algonet/Tninet
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Does anyone remember the Bristol 170 Freighter (the passenger version was
called the Wayfarer), a blunt-nosed, twin-piston-engined transport from
the late forties? They were used well into the sixties by British Air
Ferries (Now British World Airlines) transporting cars over the English
Channel.

I am in the process of researching a story where a Freighter figures
prominently, which is why I would like to get in touch with anybody who
knows whether the Freighter had a pressurised cabin or not.

It would be especially interesting to hear from people who have crossed
the channel in a BAF freighter, but any recollections about the creature
comforts offered by the Bristol 170 would be helpful.

Thanks beforehand

Mats Jönsson

bobo@algonet.se