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N17133 (107) at Los Angeles - KLAX - Unknown photographer © March 1977 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection - Aird Archives
C-GGUQ (145) ex DLT at Edmonton, Alberta - John Kimberley © 10 April 1977 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection - Aird Archives
G-OJEA (699) JERSEY EUROPEAN at Gatwick - Unknown photographer © October 1982 - John Rodger Collection - Aird Archives
N-934MA (277) for Eastern Metro Express at Eagle farm, Queensland - John Rodger © July 1979 - Aird Archives
DQ-FDK (27) of FIJI AIR at Nausori - NFNA, Fiji - John Rodger © 26 March 1990 - Aird Archives
N2715R (97) at Anchorage - PANC - Jack B. Hayes © 29 September 1977 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection - Aird Archives
N950JM (68) at Fort Lauderdale - KFLL - Bruce Drum © 01 March 1973 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection - Aird Archives
8Q-OEQ (44) of MALDIVIAN AIR TAXI - Unknown photographer © Date unknown - John Rodger Collection - Aird Archives
VH-XFC (647) of Flight West Airlines at Archerfield, Queensland - John Rodger © 11 October 1989 - Aird Archives
F-BRPC (152) of AIR DJIBOUTI - Jacques Guillen © 29 March 1977 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection - Aird Archives
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