Convair Propliners in South Africa
c/n 215
c/n 215

Built as a 340-67

F/F 10 Sept 1954.

54-2813 U.S.A.F.
Del as C-131D, 6 Oct 1954
Cur with 1299th PTSq, at Bolling AFB, 1954 to 1961
Cur with 1254th ATW, at Andrews AFB, Jul 1961
Cur with 1001st ABW, at Andrews AFB, Jun 1963
Cur with 1st CW/HEDCOM, at Andrews AFB, coded '8', May 1967 to May 1975
Cur with 137th TASS/NEW YORK ANG, at Westchester Co. A/P, Oct 1975
To M.A.S.D.C., 25 Jun 87, coded 'AACS0086'. Cur Oct 1989
Sold to ROMANOV SMIRNOW, N43891, Jul 1992
Sold to LINEAS AEREAS CANEDO, CP-2236, Jul 1992, cur at CBB, 4 Nov 1999. Cur at LPB, 26 Sept 1994
Lsd to JORGE T. LAVADENZ, opd as CARIBBEAN FLIGHTS, YV-913C, May 1996
Retd to L A CANEDO, CP-2236, Sept 1997
Sold to ROVOS RAIL TOURS opg as ROVOS AIR, ZS-OTD Jun 2001
R/R ZS-BRV, 15 Dec 2001. I/S Jul 2002. Cur 2007
Csd ops. 2009
Cur std. at HLA, Dec 2009, U.F.S. Std. in good cond. at PRY Jan 2011
Flown in February 2011 to Gert de Klerk “Freeway strip” and stored.
Ferried in June 2012 to Wonderboom Airport. Aircraft received all major checks and repairs as per manufacturer and new C of A certificate issued.
Test flown in February 2013.
For sale as at June 2013.
ZS-BRV
Rovos Air
Lanseria Airport 8 December 2007
Photograph:Arnold Balledux
ZS-BRV
Rovos Air
Lanseria Airport 18 March 2005
Photograph: Howard Nash
ZS-BRV
Rovos Air
Lanseria Airport 2008
Photograph: Omer Mees
ZS-BRV
Rovos Air
Lanseria Airport 2008
Photograph: Omer Mees
ZS-BRV
Rovos Air
Lanseria Airport 2008
Photograph: Omer Mees
ZS-BRV
Rovos Air
Lanseria Airport 2008
Photograph: Omer Mees
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Convair Propliners in South Africa

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CP-2236
Lineas Aereas Canedo
At Cochabamba, Bolivia
Photograph: Chris Mak
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ZS-BRV
Prepared for painting in basic Swiss Air colours.
Wonderboom Airport 20 December 2016
Photograph: Coenie van der Walt
ZS-BRV
In basic Swiss Air colours.
Wonderboom Airport 3 February 2017
Photograph: Coenie van der Walt
ZS-BRV
In basic Swiss Air colours.
Wonderboom Airport 3 February 2017
Photograph: Coenie van der Walt