Honeywell’s Convair 580 test aircraft gets a facelift

Honeywell has given its Convair 580 test aircraft a facelift to reflect the trademark red and white colour scheme of its engine/avionics manufacturer. The twin-engined turboprop – registration N580HW – is pictured at its Paine Field in Everett, Washington base where it is used to test the new avionics.

The CV580 was previously decked in the blue and white paint scheme and N580AS registration of AlliedSignal – which bought and merged with Honeywell in late 1999. Continue reading…

Honeywell Convair July 2010.jpg(Photo: Joe Walker)


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