Convair Propliners in South Africa
c/n 141
c/n 141

Built as a 340-31

F/F 11 Dec 1953

N73144 UNITED A/L. Del as 'Mainliner Scottsbluff', 12 Jan 1954
Sold to LIBBY OWENS FORD GLASS CO, N144E, 29 Oct 1959
Brought up to CV440 standard
Sold to ALLEGHENY A/L, 1 Jun 1965, N8414H. (TT 18,257 hrs)
Del to PacAero, 12 Dec 1966 & cvt to CV580 'No 93'
R/T/S, as N5822, 31 Mar 1967. (TT 32,068 hrs at 30 Apr 1973) Std. at MZJ, from summer 1974
Sold to ONYX AVIATION, Dec 1977
Sold to NORTH STAR AVIATION N777DC, .. 1978
Sold to SUIDWES LUGDIENS (SOUTH WEST) A/W, ZS-KEI, del to Eros, 18 Apr 1978. I/S 27 Aug 1978
Name changed to NAMIB AIR, Sept 78, cur at CPT, 28 Oct 1978
Sold to FLITESTAR, opd as AIR CAPE
T/O & name changed to SAFAIR LINES, Oct 1988
Lsd to TRANSKEI A/W, i/s 19 Aug 1991
Lsd to REGIONAL AIR, SOUTHEAST, 17 Mar 1992
Sold to COURT HELICOPTERS, 1994, opg as COURT AIR
T/O by CHC HELICOPTERS (AFRICA) CORP. 00, opd as CHC AIR
Sold to EXECUTIVE AEROSPACE, 17 May 2002, (NTU ?) still opd as CHC AIR. Cur. Aug 2008
Sold to TITAN HELICOPTER GROUP
Lsd to NAMIBIA COMMERCIAL AVIATION, cur 2010
ZS-KEI
Windhoek, Eros
19 October 2009
Photograph: Arnold Balledux
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Convair Propliners in South Africa

www.convairprops.co.za

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ZS-KEI
Photograph: Phillip Evans
ZS-KEI
CHC
Photograph: Robert Adams
ZS-KEI
CHC
Photograph: Robert Adams
ZS-KEI Suidwes Lugdiens / South West Airways
DF Malan Airport Cape Town 22 July 1978
Photograph: Gabriel le Roux www.aviationpics.co.za
ZS-KEI Namib Air
DF Malan Airport, Cape Town 20 January 1982
Photograph: Gabriel le Roux www.aviationpics.co.za
ZS-KEI
DF Malan Airport, Cape Town 1 July 1986
Photograph: Gabriel le Roux www.aviationpics.co.za
ZS-KEI
CHC
Johannesburg International Airport
20 August 2005
Photograph: Sean Mowatt
Reverse side

postcard No. 14

Safair Lines
CV-580
ZS-KEI c/n 141

P.O. Box 85
posta Praha 28
128 00 Praha 2
Czechoslovakia
Postcard No. 14 Safair Lines