Aviation Photo #0873862 Bristol 170 Freighter Mk32 - Silver City Airways

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Silver City's B170 Mk32s carried up to three cars and fourteen passengers plus a flight attendant. Lydd (then also known as Ferryfield) was purpose built for the airline. The main destination was Le Touquet. Flights also operated to Ostend, Calais and (in the summer) Deauville. During July and August in the early 1960s there were up to 120 air-ferry movements daily. Silver City Airways became part of British United Airways (BUA) in January 1963 and was renamed British United Air Ferries (BUAF).
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    Phil Rix
    Silver City Airways
    Bristol 170 Freighter Mk32
    Bristol 170 Freighter/Wayfarer
    Bristol 170 Freighter/Wayfarer
    Bristol
    13128
    G-AMWC
    Lydd
    England
    United Kingdom
    March 25, 1962
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Comments (4)

Anonymous
10 years ago
For those who wouldn't go anywhere without their own car.
Anonymous
8 years ago
"Don't eat meeeeeeeee!"
Anonymous
2 years ago
What a cool shot!
Anonymous
1 year ago
What an interesting photo.

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