Convair-liner 1948 UK debut

Heathrow Airport hosted the inaugural visit to the UK of a CV-240 (which be the first of many variants of this family), with the event covered in the September 10, 1948 issue of ‘The Aeroplane’

FIRST TIME IN BRITAIN. – On August 28 the first Convair-liner to be seen in this country arrived at Heathrow. It belongs to Trans-Australia Airlines, and was on delivery from San Diego, California to Melbourne. All “Aeroplane” photographs
FIRST TIME IN BRITAIN. – On August 28 the first Convair-liner to be seen in this country arrived at Heathrow. It belongs to Trans-Australia Airlines, and was on delivery from San Diego, California to Melbourne. All “Aeroplane” photographs

 

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