CLIFTON G-AFPZ

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CLIFTON G-AFPZ

Postby longshot » Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:29 pm

In Brian Cassidy's Haynes book on p98 he states that Clifton G-AFPZ and Cleopatra G-AFRA were delivered in camouflage. I've got some doubts about Clifton and I think it got the new early 1940 Speedbird/Globe BOAC logo from the factory and later camouflaged possibly with a large Union Jack on the nose ( perhaps November 1940 or later). I've never seen a photo of Cleopatra in camouflage and the well known IWM aerial photo shows it in a later bare metal scheme with a small Speedbird on the nose
https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=G-AFP ... rHt8EeiXUM: (New 1940 BOAC Speedbird/globe logo)

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=GAFPZ ... 80&bih=703
( claimed to be Clifton but I can't read a registration confirming it)

https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item ... /205210610 Cleopatra ca. 1944?
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