Convair Propliners in South Africa
c/n 458
c/n 458

Built as a 440-97

F/F 21 Aug 1957

VH-BZH ANSETT A/W. Regd 23 Jul 57. Del 17 Sept 1957
Name changed to ANSETT-ANA (Australian National Airlines), 21 Oct 1957
Lsd to BUTLER AIR TRANSPORT, Mar 1959
Lsd to A/L of NEW SOUTH WALES, 19 Dec 1959. Opd by & in colours of A/L OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA, 'Col Wm. Light', 18 Jan 1961
W.F.U, 1 May 1962
Sold to ALLEGHENY A/L, 18 May 1962
R/R N8421H, 28 May 1962. (TT 19,890 hrs)
Del to PacAero 17 May 1967 & cvt to CV580, 'No 111'. R/T/S. 23 Aug 1967
R/R N5829, 30 Aug 1967. (TT 32,635 hrs at 30 Apr 1973.)
Sold to NATIONAL BANK OF DETROIT, 29 Nov 1976, & lsd to EVERGREEN INTL A/L, 'Jane', on chtr to EMERY AIRFREIGHT 13 May 1977
Del to Hayes International & cvt to CV580F. I/S at BOS, 20 May 1977
Damaged in landing accident at CLE, 20 Apr 1978. Repd & R.T.S.
Sold to PLYMOUTH LEASING CO, Jan 1979
Lsd to AUTO AIR CARGO INC, & opg as U.S. A/W, Jun 1979, for EMERY EXPRESS
Name changed to EMERY WORLDWIDE, 1 Jan 1980
U.S. A/W, name changed to INTERSTATE A/L, Mar 1980
R/R N583PL, 24 Jun 1981
Regd to AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE CORP, & opd as INTERSTATE A/L, 11 Jun 1982
Std. at MZJ, Jan 1983
Lsd to PHILADELPHIA AVIATION INC, & opd by SUMMIT A/L, Nov 1983
Sold to CORPORATE AIR & opd as SUMMIT A/L Sept 85.
Regd to SUMMIT A/L, 16 Nov 1985.
R/R N537SA, Mar 1986.
Sold to FREVAG N.V., & opd as EUROPEAN AIR TRANSPORT (EAT), for D.H.L, OO-VGB, 22 Sept 1987, regn N.T.U.
R/R OO-DHB, 22 Sept 1987. Del via REK-NCL-BRU, 22 Sept 1987
At ARL, 7 Oct 1987, in SUMMIT colours, with EAT, titles, opd for D.H.L.
Regd to DHL WORLD COURIER, 1 Apr 1988.
Lsd to SWIFTAIR, for D.H.L., regd EC-830, 6 Mar 1995. Del to MAD, 6 Mar 1995
R/R EC-GBF, Jun 1995
Cur at LTN, Jul 2004
Sold to SKYHAUL, ZS-SKL, Sept 2005
Cur at HLA, Nov 2009
Sold to TITAN HELICOPTER GROUP, CUR 2012
ZS-SKL
Lanseria Airport 26 September 2009
Photograph: Omer Mees
ZS-SKL
Lanseria Airport 15 November 2009
Photograph: Arnold Balledux
ZS-SKL
Lanseria Airport 17 October 2009
Photograph: Arnold Balledux
ZS-SKL
Lanseria Airport 17 October 2009
Photograph: Arnold Balledux
ZS-SKL
Lanseria Airport 2010
Photograph: Bruce Perkins
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Convair Propliners in South Africa

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ZS-SKL
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Cape Town International Airport
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ZS-SKL
Cape Town International Airport 29 July 2011
Photograph: Len Dollenberg
ZS-SKL
George Airport
August 2005
Photograph: Robert Adams
ZS-SKL
CapeTown International Airport 31 August 2005
Photograph: Dave Becker via Gabriel le Roux www.aviationpics.co.za
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THG - Titan Helicopter Group
Cape Town International Airport 2012
Photograph: Doug Drysdale
ZS-SKL
THG - Titan Helicopter Group
Cape Town 2012
Photograph: Doug Drysdale