Aviation Photo #1772596 Convair 580 - Pionair Australia

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Ordered by United Airlines as a piston-engined CV-340 & delivered 19 June 53, registered N73136 'Mainliner Vancouver'. Sold to Frontier Airlines May 61 as 'Sunliner Commanche'. Converted to turboprop CV-580 by Pacific Airmotive Feb-May 66 & redelivered to Frontier. Various US owners to 1989 when sold in Canada as C-GKFQ. Freight door fitted 1990. Re-registered in Australia as VH-PDW(2) on 29 Oct 2007 to Pionair.
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    Phil Vabre
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    Convair 580
    Convair 340/440/540/580/640/5800 (C-131/R4Y/Metropolitan)
    Convair 340/440/540/580/640/5800 (C-131/R4Y/Metropolitan)
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    Sydney - Bankstown
    New South Wales
    Australia
    August 9, 2010
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