This BAC Super 111 501EX G-AWYU, first flew on June 10, 1969. Yankee Uniform was delivered to British United Airways (BUA) seven days later. British Caledonian Airways merged with BUA on November 30, 1970, and in 1971G-AWYU was named “Isle of Colonsay”.
The aircraft was renamed “County of Avon” after the merger to form British Airways on April 14, 1988.
“Classic Early Jet Liners 1958-1979”.
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