FLEET LIST 3 - SILVER CITY AIRWAYS LTD
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Airspeed AS65 Consul
G-AHRK - c/n 3096 Registered by British Aviation Services on 18/06/46
Transferred to British Aviation Services (Malta) Ltd in January 1947
Sold to Malaya on 04/02/49
Purchased by Silver City Airways and re-registered on 23/09/49
Sold to Spain on 05/03/52
G-AIBF - c/n 3422 Registered by British Aviation Services on 30/07/46
Transferred to British Aviation Services (Malta) Ltd in January 1947
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 02/05/49
Withdrawn from use and scrapped at Blackbushe on 19/02/54
G-AIUS - c/n 750 Purchased by Silver City Airways on 08/03/54
Sold on 13/06/58
Avro 691 Lancastrian 3
G-AHBT - c/n 1288 'City of New York'
Purchased by British Aviation Services on 17/08/46
Operated by Silver City Airways
Sold to Skyways Ltd on 06/06/47
G-AHBV - c/n 1290 'City of Canberra'
Purchased by British Aviation Services on 10/10/46
Operated by Silver City Airways
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 26/09/47
Sold to Aeronautical and Industrial Research Corporation Ltd on 06/05/48
G-AHBW - c/n 1291 'City of London'
Purchased by British Aviation Services on 10/10/46
Operated by Silver City Airways
Sold to Australia on 21/01/48
Breguet Br761S 'Deux Ponts'
F-BASL - c/n 02 Leased by Silver City Airways from Breguet in June 1953
Returned in September 1953
G-AGVC - c/n 12732 'City of Sheffield'
Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd on 06/07/48
Returned in February 1949 and converted to Mk 21
Re-leased on 12/02/52
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 19/06/53
Leased to Manx Airlines Ltd in May 1956
Returned to Silver City Airways in 1958
Damaged beyond repair at Ronaldsway, Isle of Man on 30/06/62
Bristol B170 Freighter Mk IIA
G-AHJC - c/n 12735 Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd on 18/09/48
Returned on 24/11/48
G-AHJG - c/n 12739 Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd on 18/10/47
Returned in August 1948
G-AHJO - c/n 12747 Leased by Silver City Airways from Bowmaker Ltd on 14/09/48
Returned in early 1949
Bristol B170 Freighter Mk 21
G-AGVB - c/n 12731 Leased by Silver City Airways from Bowmaker Ltd on 28/07/49
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 03/04/54
Sold to Compagnie Air Transport on 06/02/57 as F-BHVB
G-AHJD - c/n 12736 Leased by Silver City Airways from Airwork Ltd in 1948
Leased by Silver City Airways from Eagle Aircraft Services Ltd in 1956
G-AICM - c/n 12756 Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd in April 1951
Crashed and written-off at Tempelhof, Berlin on 19/01/53
G-AIFM - c/n 12773 'City of Carlisle'
Purchased by Silver City Airways from Compagnie Air Transport in October 1951 as F-BEND
Sold in December 1951
Purchased by Air Kruise on 07/01/56
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 08/10/57
Transferred to British United Air Ferries Ltd on 01/01/63
Withdrawn from use at Lydd in November 1963 and broken up at Southend in October 1964
G-AIFV - c/n 12781 'City of Manchester'
Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 19/06/53
Withdrawn from use at Lydd in October 1961 and broken up in May 1962
G-AIME - c/n 12795 'City of Exeter'
Leased by British Aviation Services from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd on 16/07/48
Returned to The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd in 1949
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 21/11/50
Transferred to Air Kruise on 09/02/56
Returned to Silver City Airways on 01/10/57
Transferred to British United Air Ferries Ltd on 01/01/63
Withdrawn from use at Lydd in October 1963 and broken up at Southend in May 1964
G-AIMH - c/n 12798 'City of Birmingham'
Purchased by Silver City Airways from Compagnie Air Transport on 01/04/52 as F-BECT
Leased to Manx Airlines Ltd in May 1956
Returned to Silver City Airways in 1958
Withdrawn from use at Lydd in October 1962 and broken up in 1963
Bristol B170 Freighter Mk 21E
G-AHJI - c/n 12741 'City of Bath'
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 10/12/55
Leased to Air Kruise on 21/12/55
Returned to Silver City Airways on 01/10/57
Transferred to British United Air Ferries Ltd on 01/01/63
Withdrawn from use at Southend in December 1964 and broken up in November 1965
G-AHJJ - c/n 12742 Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd in December 1949
Returned in 1950
G-AHJP - c/n 12748 Purchased by Silver City Airways from Compagnie Air Transport on 28/03/51 as F-BENH
Sold to Air Outre-Mer, France on 28/11/53
G-AICS - c/n 12762 Purchased by Silver City Airways from British European Airways on 30/06/52
Leased to Manx Airlines Ltd until October 1957
Crashed and written-off at Winter Hill near Bolton on 27/02/58
G-AICT - c/n 12763 Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd in April 1949
Returned in 1950
Bristol B170 Freighter Mk 32
G-AMWA - c/n 13073 'City of London'
Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd on 31/03/53
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 19/05/54
Transferred to Britavia on 03/04/62 and leased back to Silver City Airways
Transferred to British United Air Ferries Ltd on 01/01/63
Crashed and written-off at Guernsey on 24/09/63
G-AMWB - c/n 13127 'City of Salisbury'
Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd on 02/04/53
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 09/04/56
Transferred to Britavia on 03/04/62 and leased back to Silver City Airways
Transferred to British United Air Ferries Ltd on 01/01/63
Transferred to British Air Ferries Ltd on 01/10/67
Withdrawn from use at Lydd in March 1968 and broken up in April 1968
G-AMWC - c/n 13128 'City of Durham'
Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd on 09/05/53
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 30/08/57
Transferred to Britavia on 03/04/62 and leased back to Silver City Airways
Transferred to British United Air Ferries Ltd on 01/01/63
Withdrawn from use at Lydd in December 1964 and broken up in April 1967
G-AMWD - c/n 13131 City of Leicester'/'City of Hereford'
Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd on 29/05/53
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 30/08/57
Leased to Compagnie Air Transport on 26/04/61 as F-BKBD
G-AMWE - c/n 13132 'City of York'
Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd on 11/06/53
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 30/08/57
Transferred to British United Air Ferries Ltd on 01/01/63
Withdrawn from use at Lydd in December 1965 and broken up in April 1967
G-AMWF - c/n 13133 'City of Edinburgh'/'City of Coventry'
Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd on 23/06/53
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 30/08/57
Transferred to British United Air Ferries Ltd on 01/01/63
Transferred to British Air Ferries Ltd on 01/10/67
Withdrawn from use at Lydd in November 1967 and broken up in March 1968
G-ANWG - c/n 13211 'City of Winchester'
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 23/06/54
Sold to Compagnie Air Transport in May 1961 as F-BKBG
G-ANWH - c/n 13212 Purchased by Silver City Airways on 06/07/54
Leased to Compagnie Air Transport in December 1962 as F-BLHH
G-ANWI - c/n 13213 City of Glasgow'
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 23/07/54
Leased to Compagnie Air Transport in June 1961 as F-BKBI
G-ANWJ - c/n 13254 'City of Bristol'
Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd on 01/06/56
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 28/09/56
Transferred to British United Air Ferries Ltd on 01/01/63
Transferred to British Air Ferries Ltd on 01/10/67
Withdrawn from use at Lydd in March 1968 and broken up in July 1970
G-ANWK - c/n 13259 'Fourteenth of July - Le Quatorze Juillet'/'City of Leicester'
Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd on 19/06/56
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 05/07/56
Transferred to British United Air Ferries Ltd on 01/01/63
Transferred to British Air Ferries Ltd on 01/10/67
Withdrawn from use at Lydd in October 1969 and broken up in August 1970
G-ANWL - c/n 13260 'City of Worcester'
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 06/07/56
Crashed in Guernsey on 01/11/61
G-ANWM - c/n 13261 'City of Aberdeen'
Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd on 19/07/56
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 30/04/57
Transferred to British United Air Ferries Ltd on 01/01/63
Transferred to British Air Ferries Ltd on 01/10/67
Leased to Compagnie Air Transport on 24/01/68 as F-BPIM
Returned on 26/11/69
Withdrawn from use and broken up at Lydd in October 1970
G-ANWN - c/n 13262 'City of Hull'
Leased by Silver City Airways from The Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd on 26/07/56
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 30/04/57
Transferred to British United Air Ferries Ltd on 01/01/63
Transferred to British Air Ferries Ltd on 01/10/67
Leased to Compagnie Air Transport on 04/03/68 as F-BPIN
de Havilland DH86 Express
G-ACZP - c/n 2321 Purchased by Lancashire Aircraft Corporation Ltd on 20/04/51
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 28/10/57
Sold to V H Bellamy (for Hampshire Aeroplane Club) on 21/02/58
de Havilland DH89A Dragon Rapide
G-AKOE - c/n 6601 Purchased by Lancashire Aircraft Corporation Ltd on 26/05/49
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 28/10/57
Sold to Hants & Sussex Aviation on 16/10/58
de Havilland DH90 Dragonfly
G-AEWZ - c/n 7555 Purchased by Silver City Airways on 19/07/50
Sold to V H Bellamy on 26/05/60
de Havilland DH104 Dove 1
G-AIWF - c/n 04023 Purchased by British Aviation Services on 20/11/46
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 21/01/48
Sold to Commercial Air Services, South Africa on 17/11/51
G-AKJP - c/n 04064 Purchased by Silver City Airways on 04/12/48
Sold to Iraq Petroleum Transport Co Ltd on 17/01/51
G-AOYC - c/n 04065 Purchased by Silver City Airways on 25/02/59
Transferred to Morton Air Services Ltd on 01/04/64
de Havilland DH104 Dove 2
G-AKJG - c/n 04071 Purchased by Silver City Airways in October 1947
Operated under private contract for Mrs V Courtauld
Sold to Southern Rhodesia on 10/03/51
G-ANGE - c/n 04167 Leased by Silver City Airways in 1954 for operations in Libya
Sold on 01/06/55
de Havilland DH114 Heron 1B
G-AOZM - c/n 14002 'City of Bradford'
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 10/04/57
Operated by Manx Airlines Ltd
Sold to Aircraft Leasing Co Ltd on 11/12/59
G-AOZN - c/n 14005 'City of Belfast'
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 12/02/57
Operated by Manx Airlines Ltd
Sold to Aircraft Leasing Co Ltd on 16/11/59
Douglas DC-2-115B
ZS-DFX - c/n 1332 Leased by Silver City Airways (Libya) Ltd during 1957
Douglas C-47 Dakota
EI-ACG - c/n 4579 Leased by Silver City Airways from Aer Lingus on 07/04/59
Returned on 28/10/60
EI-ACI - c/n 9036 Leased by Silver City Airways from Aer Lingus on 11/03/59
Returned on 03/11/60
G-AKNB - c/n 9043 'City of Bradford'
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 11/12/59
Transferred to British United Airways Ltd on 23/01/62
Douglas C-47A Dakota
EI-ACK - c/n 19503 Leased by Silver City Airways from Aer Lingus on 11/03/59
Returned on 09/02/60
EI-ACT - c/n 12471 Leased by Silver City Airways from Aer Lingus on 12/03/59
Returned on 27/10/60
G-AIRG - c/n 25288 Purchased by British Aviation Services on 24/09/46
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 25/11/46
Sold to Burma Corporation on 30/03/48
G-AIRH - c/n 12445 Purchased by Britavia on 24/09/46
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 19/10/46
Transferred to British Aviation Services (Air Charter and Exploration) in October 1948
Sold to Africair Ltd on 23/07/49
G-AIWC - c/n 13474 'City of Tripoli'/'City of Lincoln'
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 03/04/58 (named 'City of Tripoli')
Leased to Libyan Oil Company Ltd on 30/10/59
Returned to Silver City Airways (named 'City of Lincoln')
Sold to Sabena on 14/02/62
G-AJAU - c/n 12433 Purchased by Silver City Airways on 18/11/46
Sold to Malayan Airways on 28/10/47
G-AJAV - c/n 12386 'City of Hollywood'
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 09/01/47
Sold to General Electric Corporation, USA on 06/09/50
G-AJZD - c/n 12333 Purchased by British Aviation Services on 18/06/47
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 18/02/48
Sold to British Nederland Air Service on 22/03/48
G-AKII - c/n 12299 Leased by Silver City Airways from Cyprus Airways Ltd in February 1958
Returned in August 1958
G-ALFO - c/n 20401 Registered to Silver City Airways (Australia) Pty Ltd on 28/02/47 as VH-BHC
Transferred to the Zinc Corporation Ltd on 30/12/48 as G-ALFO
Sold to Standard Industries Corporation, USA on 22/12/50
G-ALPN - c/n 12158 'City of Belfast'
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 17/11/59
Transferred to British United Airways Ltd on 23/01/62
G-ANLF - c/n 11979 'City of Cambridge'
Purchased by Air Kruise on 20/04/55
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 28/10/57
Sold to Sabena on 01/09/61
Douglas C-47B Dakota
G-AGND - c/n 26725 Leased by Silver City Airways from Cyprus Airways Ltd in February 1958
Returned in August 1958
G-AMJU - c/n 25925 'City of Leeds'
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 04/03/58
Transferred to British United Airways Ltd on 23/01/62
G-AMPZ - c/n 32872 'City of Dublin'
Purchased by British United Airways Ltd on 01/06/60
Transferred to Silver City Airways in March 1962
Transferred to British United Airways (Channel Islands) Ltd on 01/11/62
G-AMRA - c/n 26735 Leased by Silver City Airways from Starways Ltd in August 1959
G-AMVC - c/n 33390 Leased by Silver City Airways from BKS Air Transport Ltd on 14/04/1958
Returned on 17/09/58
G-AMWV - c/n 25600 'City of Lancaster'
Purchased by Lancashire Aircraft Corporation Ltd in December 1952
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 28/10/57
Transferred to British United Airways Ltd on 23/01/62
G-AMYV - c/n 32943 'City of Oxford'
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 01/04/53
Transferred to Silver City Airways (Libya) Ltd for remainder of 1953
Transferred to Air Kruise on 30/01/56
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 28/10/57
Transferred to British United Airways (Channel Islands) Ltd on 01/11/62
G-AMYX - c/n 33042 'City of Rochester'
Purchased by Silver City Airways on 01/04/53
Transferred to Air Kruise on 30/01/56
Returned on 28/10/57
Transferred to British United Airways Ltd 23/01/62
G-AMZB - c/n 26980 'City of Guildford'
Purchased by Manx Airlines Ltd on 26/03/53
Transferred to Air Kruise on 06/11/56
Transferred to Silver City Airways 28/10/57
Transferred to British United Airways Ltd on 23/01/62
G-ANAE - c/n 26101 'City of Newcastle'
Purchased by Lancashire Aircraft Corporation Ltd on 15/06/53
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 28/10/57
Transferred to British United Airways Ltd on 23/01/62
Douglas C-53D Dakota
G-AOBN - c/n 11711 'City of Canterbury'
Purchased by Air Kruise on 20/04/55
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 28/10/57
Transferred to British United Airways (Channel Islands) Ltd on 01/11/62
Douglas C-54B Skymaster
G-ALEP - c/n 18327 Leased by Silver City Airways from Mining and Exploration Air Services Ltd on 21/01/49
Returned in April 1951
Handley Page HP81 Hermes 4
G-ALDG - c/n HP81/8 'City of Chester'
Leased by Silver City Airways from CL Air Surveys Ltd on 11/08/59
Returned on 16/10/59
Purchased by Silver City Airways from Falcon Airways Ltd on 29/10/59
Withdrawn from use in October 1962
(Fuselage used by British United Airways Ltd for cabin crew training at Gatwick and now preserved at Imperial War Museum, Duxford)
G-ALDI - c/n HP81/10 'City of Coventry'
Purchased by Britavia on 19/06/54
Transferred to Silver City Airways in September 1959
Withdrawn from use in October 1962 and broken up at Stansted
G-ALDM - c/n HP81/14 Leased by Britavia from Air Safaris Ltd in November 1956
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 15/06/59
Returned to Air Safaris Ltd on 13/10/59
G-ALDP - c/n HP81/17 'City of Truro'
Purchased by Britavia on 28/06/54
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 15/06/59
Withdrawn from use in October 1962 and broken up at Stansted
G-ALDU - c/n HP81/21 'City of Gloucester'
Purchased by Britavia on 27/05/54
Leased to Kuwait Airways on 20/05/56
Returned on 07/12/56
Transferred to Silver City Airways in July 1959
Withdrawn from use in October 1962 and broken up at Stansted
G-ALDX - c/n HP81/24 Purchased by Britavia on 31/05/54
Leased to Kuwait Airways on 29/05/56
Returned on 20/12/56
Transferred to Silver City Airways in August 1959
Withdrawn from use in November 1959 and broken up at Blackbushe
Hurel-Dubois HD34
F-BICU - c/n 07 Leased by Silver City Airways during 1959
Lockheed L-12A Electra Junior
G-AGWN - c/n 1275 Purchased by the Zinc Corporation Ltd on 12/06/50
Transferred to Silver City Airways (Australia) Pty Ltd 31/10/52
Sold in October 1957
Lockheed L-18H Lodestar
G-AJAW - c/n 1954 Registered by British Aviation Services on 18/01/47
Transferred to Silver City Airways on 20/01/48
Sold to Sweden on 29/08/51
Percival P34 Proctor 3
G-ALFB - c/n H540 Purchased by Silver City Airways on 24/04/49
Sold to Algeria on 16/06/51
Vickers 708 Viscount
G-ARBY - c/n 010 Leased by Silver City Airways from Maitland Drewery Aviation Ltd in December 1961
Transferred to British United Airways Ltd in January 1962
G-ARER - c/n 012 Leased by Silver City Airways from Maitland Drewery Aviation Ltd in December 1961
Transferred to British United Airways Ltd in January 1962
G-ARGR - c/n 014 Leased by Silver City Airways from Maitland Drewery Aviation Ltd in December 1961
Transferred to British United Airways Ltd in January 1962
Westland-Sikorsky S51 Dragonfly
G-ANLV - c/n WA/H/132 Leased by Silver City Airways during August 1954