The Charles Manetta Gallery
The following photos were kindly submitted by Charles, and I am pleased to be able to show them here
Charles at the Paris Air Show having a great lunch in the Handley Page chalet / display area - photo by Peter Wallace
BUA Viscount - Paris Night Freighter which was Charles's ride to the Air show
Viscount newspaper flight on the way to Paris. I think the Captain was Len Levene, and that is Peter Wallace with the earphones.
Departing Entebbe on a BUA Britannia
AGIP Jetstar outside BUA Load Control with Trevor Warburton on the left, I think Kim Baross centre, not sure of the third, any ideas?
Silver City Hermes G-ALDU, One of the three Hermes operated by BUA at Gatwick , but which remained in Silver City colours. I went as a passenger on the last Hermes flight, I think it was to Zurich
Sad picture of the remaining Viscounts and DC-6 awaiting disposal after the arrival of the 1-11s. The 804s had already gone to LOT
DC-3 G-AMSV on stand 2 at LGW (or EGKK as we knew it then), early BUA.
BUA Britannia and DC-6B on the Gatwick ramp
This is the prototype 1-11 at Weybridge.