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Registration: N7848B

Construction Number: 273

Model Curtiss C-46R Commando

Operator: Riddle Airlines (RD / AIR)

Airport: London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), UK - England

Airshow: Heathrow - 60 Years of Heathrow

Photographer: Frank Hudson

Date Taken: 11/1957

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Commandos served Heathrow for El Al, Seaboard and famously Lufthansa/Capitol in the sixties, and there was a famous 'WWII ferry-back' from india abandoned near the tunnel mouth for months in '56, but this Riddle modified C-46R was on a sales tour. Better engines and fire protection to sweeten the F.A.A

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