Aviation Photo #1736456 Convair 580 - Commuter Airlines

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Originally delivered as a CV-340 to National in 1953 and sold to Allegheny in 1960, she later underwent two conversions, first to CV-440 and then to turboprop in 1966. Bought by Commuter in 3.78; airline name changed to Freedom in 5.80 and sold to Air Ontario in 10.84 then EAT as OO-HUB in 3.88 for operation by DHL. Leased by Swiftair as EC-GSJ to continue DHL work; ferried to Columbus-Rickenbacker in 4.06 to become N590X but stored still with Spanish reg.
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    Richard Vandervord
    Commuter Airlines
    Convair 580
    Convair 340/440/540/580/640/5800 (C-131/R4Y/Metropolitan)
    Convair 340/440/540/580/640/5800 (C-131/R4Y/Metropolitan)
    Washington - Ronald Reagan National
    September 1979
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