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smudge:
Paul's oldies thread started me thinking: what postwar commercial aircraft have never visited Belfast airports?

It seems a remarkably short list, from my initial thoughts.

Contemporary, still a chance

Airbus A318
Airbus A350
Airbus Beluga  Jan 2003
Antonov An-140
Antonov An-225
Boeing 737-600 / -900
Boeing 787
CASA C212
CASA CN235  IAC, and Polish 295
DHC DHC-7 Brymon


Historic, no hope

Convair 340 series October 2004
Convair CV-880
Curtiss C-46
Dassault Mercure
DHC DHC-4 / 5
Ilyushin Il-86 and 96 May 1987 for 86, June 2013 for 96
Nord 262 possible Dublin diversion 
Tupolev Tu-104 /124
Yakovlev Yak-40 and 42 42 in October 2002

And I'd expect the A350 and 787 to be knocked off that list within a few years.

Any other major ones I've missed?

NISPOT:
We had two Il-96 visit BFS during June 2013 for the G8 (RA-96018 & RA-96020)

smudge:
Good catch!

andy:
Brymon operated DHC7s for a short time on the BFS/BHX route.  I flew on one to Brum.

smudge:

--- Quote from: andy on January 17, 2015, 09:08:54 AM ---Brymon operated DHC7s for a short time on the BFS/BHX route.  I flew on one to Brum.

--- End quote ---

Cool!  Another one off the list.

Was it quiet onboard?

Just realised that I omitted a bunch of the late-40s French oddities  ( Bretagne / Provence / Languedoc etc ) but I doubt they visited many places in the  UK anyway :)

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