Aviation Photo #1872337 Douglas DC-6B - Sabena

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Captain G. Jaspis DFC warms up the P&W R-2800's before departing on the first ever transatlantic schedule from Manchester. Sabena's DC-6B took 10 hours 22 to reach Gander for refuelling, then flew on to Idlewild (later JFK). Obtained from Manchester Airport 50 years ago.
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    R.A.Scholefield
    Sabena
    Douglas DC-6B
    Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
    Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
    Douglas
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    Manchester - International (Ringway)
    England
    United Kingdom
    October 28, 1953
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