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  • Douglas DC-6 will hit air show circuit in 2008

    News | 26 Nov 2007 17:22 | David Learmount

    <UL> <LI><A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/AirSpace/photos/douglasdc6/default.aspx" target=_blank>More images&nbsp;of the Douglas DC-6&nbsp;on AirSpace</A> <LI><A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/AirSpace/forums/piston-versus-power-3f00-i-know-which-side-i-2700-m-on-5210.aspx#6567" target=_blank>Flight's safety and operations editor David Learmount shares his memories of flying the Douglas DC-6</A></LI></UL> <P>Air Atlantique's Classic Flight is to put one of its pair of Douglas DC-6s on the UK and Europe air show circuit in 2008, according to the flight’s owner Mike Collett. </P> <P>He has two of the type – G-APSA and G-SIXC - and until a few years ago Coventry airport-based Air Atlantique was operating them in the ad-hoc air cargo role which they performed well, having a 13.5t payload.</P> <P>G-APSA, the only UK-registered DC-6 currently operational, is being prepared for the UK and European air show circuit next year. </P> <H6 align=right><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Douglas-DC-6-will-hit-air-show-circuit-in-2008-219880/
  • Gulf Air celebrates with new and old

    News | 15 Jun 1999 23:00

    <p>Gulf Air had plenty to celebrate yesterday as it took delivery of its first Airbus Industrie A330-200 at the show. It was Airbus's 30th birthday, an anniversary topped by Gulf Air which is celebrating 50 years of operations. </p> <p>Against a backdrop of the A330-200 and an Avro Anson, the aircraft first operated by Gulf Air, Airbus chief executive Noel Forgeard and Gulf Air president Sheikh Ahmed bin Seif Al Nahyan signed the document which places the aircraft in the hands of the airline. </p> <p>Also on hand was Sir Ralph Robins, chairman of Rolls-Royce, whose Trent 700 engines are on the aircraft. Says Sheikh Ahmed: "Our A330-200s are the best in their class by a long way, allowing us to fly our passengers non-stop in style to Europe. The A330-200s have the best passenger comfort, range and economics in their class and are just what we need to succeed and grow our business with." The aircraft is the first of six being delivered to Gulf Air this year and next year. </p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gulf-Air-celebrates-with-new-and-old-52758/