Date: 02 Apr 98 01:23:50 From: email@example.com (Michael Mitchell.) Organization: CIX - Compulink Information eXchange References: 1
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In article <airliners.1998.558@ohare.Chicago.COM>, firstname.lastname@example.org (Felix Rosbergen) wrote: > Ik work at Schiphol ( Amsterdam Airport ) and somebody last weekend said > ' look there goes a Bristol'. > I don't know what type or anything, but the guy said it was at least > 30 years old. > I was on old 4 porp plane with a vage appearence of a hercules. > The one i saw is still in service as a freighter for 'Heavy Lift', an > air cargo company. Heavylift operate 2 Shorts Belfast a/c From a distance they look like a C130 BUT up closer they are much bigger. One does operate around European airports. They also used to operate 'Conroy' converted Bristol Britannia freighters with a fatter fuselage. I don't know if any are still in use. Both types have four turbo-props. Mike Mitchell. Aviation enthusiast not fanatic.