Serial #16 Type CL-44D4-2

Click on a Serial number
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. HOME

Registration Date Event Operator Remarks
N447T 24.07.1961 First flight Canadair Ltd. Fleet number 306 on nose wheel door
N447T 16.08.1961 Delivery Flying Tiger Line
N447T 01.12.1968 New owner Conroy Aircraft Co. Converted to CL-44-O "Oversize"
N447T 26.11.1969 First flight Conroy Aircraft Co. The Aircraft was badly damaged during flight testing and almost crashed due to impropper handling by FAA pilots.
N447T 08.07.1970 Leased Trans Meridian Air Cargo Delivered to Stansted as "Conroy 103". Named "Skymonster" and later "Bahamas Trader". First commercial service TO754 Stansted - Teheran.
N447T Operator changed name Transmeridian Air Cargo
N447T New Livery Transmeridian Air Cargo
N447T 01.12.1978 New owner Heavyweight International Leasing company bought aircraft but same operator
N447T 30.06.1979 Operator changed name British Cargo Airlines
N447T 14.03.1980 Stored British Cargo Airlines Last service: Kano-Stansted. Withdrawn from service and stored.
EI-BND 01.08.1982 New owner Heavylift Cargo Airlines Delivered 11.08.1982
EI-BND 25.10.1993 Stored Heavylift Cargo Airlines Last operational HLA959 Beauvais-Southend. Withdrawn from use and stored.
EI-BND 29.12.1993 New owner Bufallo Airways Bought by the leasing company ILG/LCA and leased.
4K-GUP 01.08.1997 Leased Azerbaijan Airlines New lease.
4K-GUP 23.04.1998 Leased Baku Express Titles removed in Southend
9G-LCA 08.08.1998 Leased FIA - First International Airlines
9G-LCA 18.12.1998 Stored FIA - First International Airlines Withdrawn from service and stored.
9G-LCA 14.04.1999 Resumed Service FIA - First International Airlines
9G-LCA 03.08.1999 Stored FIA - First International Airlines Aircraft was overhauled and later stored at Smyrna, TN, USA.
9G-LCA 03.08.1999 Test Flight FIA - First International Airlines

Testflight from Smyrna, TN, USA.
Currently stored at Bournemouth Hurn Airport, UK.
See Survivors page for further details.