Re: Request for help: Bristol 170 family

Date:         02 Apr 98 01:23:51 
From:         niels@nospam.demon.co.uk (Niels Sampath)
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In article <airliners.1998.559@ohare.Chicago.COM>
           robinp@mindspring.com "Robin Peel" writes:
>I think you get to see these beasts in action in the James Bond  movie
>"Goldfinger" (sean Connery and the Aston Martin have to fly to Geneva,
>as I recall).

IIRC that was an ATL-98 Carvair (DC-4 mod) in the film,  not the Bristol,
tho both were used by Silver City AW at Lydd in Kent. The Carvairs
operated the longer services to e.g. Switzerland (Goldfinger's
destination).
The twin-engine Bristols were mainly used to Le Touquet in France.

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