|Total Still Active:||0|
|Total Now Stored:||0|
|Main Role:||Pollution Control|
From 1982 Harvestair operated two Dakotas for spraying major oil and chemical spills from ships under contract from the Department of Transport. In October 1987 the contract was passed to Air Atlantique.
Seven DC-3/C-47 Dakotas were operated at various times by Air Atlantique (Atlantic Air Transport Ltd) under a pollution control contract which was placed in October 1987 and renewed in 1990?. Fitted with spray bars under the tailplane for applying dispersant chemicals. Based at Coventry Airport. Withdrawn in 2003.
|G-AMPZ||16124/32872||EI-BDT||4 May 1982||Harvestair, to Air Atlantique Oct 1988 (spraybars removed)|
|G-AMYJ||15968/32716||SU-AZF||Jan 1982||Harvestair, to Air Atlantique Jan 1990, wfu Dec 2001|
|G-AMCA||16218/32966||KN487||AAT, in service 9 June 1988, wfu Jan 2002|
|G-AMHJ||13468||SU-AZI||AAT, in service 24 Sept 1987, wfu 23 Jan 2003|
|G-AMPO||16437/33185||KN566||AAT, in service 8 June 1988, wfu Jan 1998|
|G-AMPY||15124/26569||EI-BKJ||AAT, in service 1993, to radar research Jan 2002|
|G-AMSV||16072/32820||F-BSGV||AAT, in service 25 Mar 1982, wfu by 5 June 2001|
|G-ANAF||16688/33436||N170GP||AAT, in service ?, to radar trials Jan 1998|
|Dakota G-ANAF seen in July 1991.
(photo, Torsten Maiwald)
|Dakota G-AMSV seen in June 2003.
(photo, Jan Lidestrand)
- Aviation News September 2003
- The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3: The First Seventy Years (Air-Britain)
- Baginton-Coventry Airport
To be added.
See other operators of the Douglas DC-3