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CF-WGE (58) Prince Albert - CYPA, Saskatchewan - John Kimberley © 12 November 1977 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection - Aird Archives
N8082N (61) at Whitehorse - CYXY, Yukon - John Kimberley © October 1981 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection - Aird Archives
N243P (113) at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta - John Kimberley © October 1978 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection - Aird Archives
8Q-MAX (755) of tma at Machchfushi, Maldive Islands - Stephan Barth © 28 March 2022 - Aird Archives
13809 (382) at Golden - CYGE, British Columbia - Lewis Grant © 22 July 1992 - Aird Archives
N137JR (176) arriving at Montréal - CYUL, Québec - Pierre Langlois © 05 May 2022 - Aird Archives
8Q-TAG (451) of tma at MalÚ - VRMM, Maldive Islands - Stephan Rendle © 10 December 2018 - Aird Archives
F-OCLV (149) at Paris / Le Bourget - LFPB, France - Lewis Grant © 14 June 1986 - Aird Archives
8Q-MAF (449) of tma at Maafushivaru, Maldive Islands - Stephan Barth © 27 March 2022 - Aird Archives
745 (745) 118-IG at Luqa - LMML, Malta - John Visanich © 08 August 1984 - Aird Archives
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