Aviation Photo #1148342 Convair 580 - Republic Airlines

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Seen on a bitterly cold wet winter day approaching her gate with engine #1 running & engine #2 off. Built as CV340-32, & cvt'd to CV580. Delivery date in May 1953. Other serials - YV-973C with Air Venezuela, and also N3423 with Braniff International Airways, North Central, Northwest Airlines, & Los Pequenos Airlines. Wears FN 8524 with Northwest Airlines, FN 423 with Braniff International Airways, and FN 524 with Republic Airlines & North Central Airlines. Stored at CCS (Venezuela) as YV-973C.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    Republic 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)
    Convair
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    N3423
    524
    Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field)
    Illinois
    USA
    January 1981
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Anonymous
10 years ago
Lovely shot picturing history of aviation!

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