Date: 13 Mar 98 03:35:39 From: Roger Thomas <R.Thomas@CQU.Edu.Au> Organization: Central Queensland University References: 1
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Mats Jönsson wrote: > > 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. Was a Bristol Frightner (on a freight run) that regularly landed at Tamworth (NSW, Australia) for fuel - distinctive engine note from the sleeve valve engines. It would arrive mid-morning, refuel and depart immediately. Used to be nearly out of sight by sunset.