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1970's London Gatwick Part 2 - Turboprops & Jets

15924 Canadair CC-106 Yukon of 437 Squadron
Canadian Armed Forces

15924 Canadair CC-106 Yukon of 437 Squadron Canadian Armed Forces - from south pier - 1970  - London Gatwick Airport

Photographic Copyright Caz Caswell © 1970-2009

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Related Pictures & Links
The Canadair CC-106 was a modification of the CL-44 design, itself a development of the Bristol Type 175 Britannia.
The fuselage was stretched, two large cargo doors added on the port side while the cabin was pressurised to maintain a cabin altitude of 2,400 m at 9,000 m (30,000 ft) and instead of the standard CL-44 Wings, Canadair modified the wings used on the Canadair CL-28/CP-107 Argus and their associated controls.

Picture of another Canadair Development of the Bristol Type 175 Britannia in this Album:
G-AWGT Canadair CL-44 D4-1 of Tradewinds Airways

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:

Canada's Air Force - A Canadian Armed Forces Web Site

Canadair CL-44 & CC106 Yukon - Wikipedia Entry

Canadair CC-106 Yukon - Canada's Air Force Historical Aircraft

Canadair CC-106 Yukon - RCAF Com Web Site
RCAF Com Home Page

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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