The last airline in the world to fly the Convair 580

Daniel Johnston made the long trek to New Zealand to fly with Air Chathams – the last airline in the world to fly passengers on the Convair 580

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One of the three Convair 580s that Air Chathams has in its fleet that has helped serve the Chatham Islands
David Willis

I have a passion for rare airliner types and the chance to experience flying on a Convair 580 was too much to resist, so early last year before the COVID-19 pandemic Daniel Gaston and I made the long trip from the UK to New Zealand.

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