G-BGNB

G-BGNB

Short SD-330-200 – c/n 3030

With BAF from Mar 1987 to Feb 1988

Given Name – ‘Eastleigh’

As with most of BAF’s Short-330 aircraft, November Bravo would initially be employed to fly Channel Island services from Southampton, making the first inaugural service by this type for the company, while adopting the name of Southampton Airport in the process. However, she would also fly these Channel Island services from Manchester, Gatwick, Southend and even Staverton. By early 1988, the ‘British’ titles had been removed from the aircraft and she was sold on to Fairflight Charters who continued to operate her on the Cardiff and Glasgow postal routes in a BAF livery with no titles.

 

History of G-BGNB

8/79 to 2/87

Mississippi Valley Airlines/Air Wisconsin as N330MV

2/87 to 3/87

Fokker Aircraft USA

3/87 to 2/88

British Air Ferries

2/88 to 3/89

Fairflight Charters

3/89 to 12/94

Gill Air

12/94 to 6/00

BAC Leasing Ltd as 5N-OJU and CS-DBY

6/00 to 7/03

Streamline Aviation as G-SSWP

7/03 to 10/04

Emerald Airways

Fate

WFU at SEN 3/04 and later B/U 10/4

Cockpit stored at Manston 1/05

 

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