Aviation Photo #1469790 Hawker Siddeley HS-748 Srs2/215 - Aeropostal

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Arriving in Venezuela as YV-C-AMI for LAV back in 7.65 and re-registered YV-05C ten years later, this 748 was transferred to the Fuerza Aerea Venezolana as 6201 in 10.77. Returning to LAV in 5.80, she was sold after Srs 2A conversion to Regionair as G-GDUL in 9.82 (merged into Quebecair 3.84) and on to Bradley Air Services/First Air in 9.87. Stored at Carp, ON, from 2004 along with two sister-ships and derelict by 10.07 when reg cancelled
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    Richard Vandervord
    Aeropostal
    Hawker Siddeley HS-748 Srs2/215
    Hawker Siddeley HS-748 (Andover)
    Hawker Siddeley HS-748 (Andover)
    Hawker Siddeley
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    YV-05C
    Caracas - Simon Bolivar International / Maiquetia
    Venezuela
    October 1980
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Anonymous
9 years ago
A very good memory. I remember having seen this aircraft many times. It used to be parked on the far end of the -on those days- national terminal, which is nowadays known as "Ramp 4", and is reserved for government's aircrafts.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Finally, a HS-748 on Aeropostal colors at A.net. Indeed, that
Anonymous
2 years ago
I flew on this aircraft type, many times, when I was a kid. The usual route I flew was Las Piedras-Maiquetia. My dad was working at the Amuay Oil Refinery, and obviously busy enough to fly. SO, he sent my mum, my sister and me to fly back to CCS to visit our family, every two weeks.

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