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1970's London Gatwick Part 2 - Turboprops & Jets

G-AWGT Canadair CL-44 D4-1 of Tradewinds Airways

G-AWGT Canadair CL-44 D4-1 of Tradewinds - the swing tail was sure a bonus for bulky cargo - previously with Transglobe. - London Gatwick Airport

Photographic Copyright Caz Caswell © 1970-2009

Related Pictures & Links
Developed from the Bristol Type 175 Britannia, the Canadair CL-44 D4-1 Version with the swing tail, made the Aircraft ideal for special bulky loads that didn't conform to standard ULD Sizes

Picture of another Canadair Development of the Bristol Type 175 Britannia in this Album:
15924 Canadair CC-106 Yukon of 437 Squadron CAF

Pictures of Bristol Britannia Aircraft in this Album:
G-AOVJ Britannia 312 of Caledonian Airways , G-ATMA Britannia 314 African International
and
5Y-ALT Britannia 313 of African Safari Airways

Related Links:

Tradewinds Airways - Wikipedia Entry

Canadair CL-44 & CC106 Yukon - Wikipedia Entry

The Canadair CL-44 Web Site

The Canadair CL-44 Association Web Site

Canadair's most radical use of elements of the Britannia Design was in the Canadair CL-28/CP-107 Argus:
Canadair CL-28/CP-107 Argus - Wikipedia Entry

Bristol Type 175 Britannia - Wikipedia Entry

Britannia Aircraft Preservation Trust

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