This Day in Aviation History
June 21st, 1961
First flight of the Aviation Traders Carvair.
The Aviation Traders ATL-98 Carvair was a large piston four-engined transport aircraft. It was a Douglas DC-4-based air ferry developed by Freddie Laker’s Aviation Traders (Engineering) Limited (ATL), with a capacity of 25 passengers and five cars, loaded at the front….
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The Carvair was developed from the Douglas DC-4 and were a replacement for the Bristol 170 Freighter.
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