Date: 02 Apr 98 01:23:55 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (John Wright) Organization: Janet, me and our cat in our little cottage References: 1 2 3
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On 30 Mar 98 04:31:35 , in <airliners.1998.558@ohare.Chicago.COM>, 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. That was most likely a Short Belfast. Only 10 were ever built (1964-1966), as military freighters for the RAF, and on being taken out of RAF service, in 1976 some went to Heavy Lift Airlines and are still used by them. -- John Wright "There's spam egg sausage and spam, that's not got _much_ spam in it." "I don't want *any* spam..."