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2017-08-17

Reference Document : Bristol 175 Britannia  -  Airframes Summary

Source : http://www.edcoatescollection.com (and too many others...)


Self-Notes

> Airframes timeline highlighted in yellow are development airframes - fate unknown, not important
> Fleet timelines not entirely accurate as various temporary sub-lease may have been missed or deliberately omitted
> Only two key "secondary" users shown for the 1963-1967 time frame

> Main point 1 : RAF airframes (number, availability)
> Main point 2 : potential Atlantic Expedite airliner

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Summary : First Time Users and main (1963-1967) secondary users
UK AF NA Type Qty Aircraft Name Engine Radar 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967
  BRISTOL B175 Britannia                  
Bristol AL TA 5 B175 Britannia     1952            
Can.Pac AL TA 2 B175.324 Britannia     1959 1961 1959 >> 1961          
Trans.Ct AL TA 2 B175.308 Britannia     1959 1963 1959 >> >> >> 1963        
BOAC AL TA 15 B175.102 Britannia     1955 1964 >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1964      
BOAC AL TA 18 B175.312 Britannia     1957 1965 1957 >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1965    
Air.Charter AL TA 2 B175.307 Britannia     1958 1965 1958 >> >> >> >> >> >> 1965    
BC&S AL TA 2 B175.317 Britannia     1958 1965 1958 >> >> >> >> >> >> 1965    
Aero.Mex AL TA 2 B175.302 Britannia     1957 1966 1957 >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1966  
RAF AF TM 2 B175.252 Britannia     1958 1975 1958 >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >>
RAF AF TM 21 B175.253 Britannia     1958 1975 1958 >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >>
El Al AL TA 4 B175.313 Britannia     1957 1967 1957 >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1967
Can.Pac AL TA 6 B175.314 Britannia     1958 1967 1958 >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1967
Cubana AL TA 4 B175.318 Britannia     1959 1987 1959 >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >>
                     
Britannia AL TA (11) B175.102 Britannia     1965 1970   1964 >> >> >>
Eagle AL TA (16) B175.312 Britannia     1964 1969     1965 >> >>
                     

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Operators (as referred to in the tables below)
AEMX Aeronaves de Mexico GHAN Ghana Airways
AIRC Air Charter GLOB Globe Air (Switzerland)
ASP Air Spain LKR Laker Airways
B&CS British & Commonwealth Shipping LLOYD Lloyd International
BCAL British Caledonian MALY Malaysian Airways
BEIA British Eagle International Airways MONA Monarch Airlines
BKS BKS Air Transport Ltd NIA Nigerian Airways
BRA Britania Airways TCAA Transcontinental, Argentina
BUA British United Airlines OO-* 8 aicrafts acquired by Young Cargo ("C", "D" and "F" for spares only)
CAPA Canadian Pacific Royal Air Force
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86 Users C/N ID Name Reg. 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 Note
  Bristol 12873 B175.100 Britannia 1952 G-ALBO - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1968 scr  
  Bristol 12874 B175.101 Britannia 1954 G-ALRX - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  
BOAC 12902 B175.102 Britannia 1955 G-ANBA BOAC >> >> NIA >> >> BOAC >> >> BRA >> >> >> 1970 scr  
BOAC 12903 B175.102 Britannia 1955 G-ANBB BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> BRA >> 1966        
BOAC 12904 B175.102 Britannia 1955 G-ANBC BOAC >> >> >> >> 1960                
BOAC 12905 B175.102 Britannia 1955 G-ANBD BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> BRA >> >> >> 1970 -  
BOAC 12906 B175.102 Britannia 1956 G-ANBE BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> >> BRA >> >> >> 1970 -  
BOAC 12907 B175.102 Britannia 1956 G-ANBF BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> >> BRA >> >> >> 1970 -  
BOAC 12908 B175.102 Britannia 1956 G-ANBG BOAC >> NIA >> >> MALY >> >> >> >> >> >> 1969 (G-APLL)  
BOAC 12909 B175.102 Britannia 1956 G-ANBH BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> - - BKS >> >> 1968 scr  
BOAC 12910 B175.102 Britannia 1956 G-ANBI BOAC >> >> >> GHAN >> >> 1963 / / BRA >> 1969 scr  
BOAC 12911 B175.102 Britannia 1956 G-ANBJ BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> >> BRA >> >> >> 1970 -  
BOAC 12912 B175.102 Britannia 1957 G-ANBK BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> >> BKS >> >> 1970 -  
BOAC 12913 B175.102 Britannia 1957 G-ANBL BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> BRA >> >> >> 1970 -  
BOAC 12914 B175.102 Britannia 1957 G-ANBM BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> BRA >> LKR >> 1969 -  
BOAC 12915 B175.102 Britannia 1957 G-ANBN BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> BRA >> LKR >> 1969 -  
BOAC 12916 B175.102 Britannia 1957 G-ANBO BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> >> BRA >> >> 1970 -  
RAF 13400 B175.253 Britannia 1958 XL638 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1967      
RAF 13449 B175.253 Britannia 1958 XL640 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> ?? EI.BCI  
RAF 13450 B175.252 Britannia 1958 XN392 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> ?? G-APPE  
RAF 13452 B175.253 Britannia 1958 XN404 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> ?? G-APPG  
RAF 13397 B175.253 Britannia 1959 XL635 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1975 OO.YCA  
RAF 13398 B175.253 Britannia 1959 XL636 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1976 OO.YCE  
RAF 13399 B175.253 Britannia 1959 XL637 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1976 OO.YCH  
RAF 13434 B175.253 Britannia 1959 XM489 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1976 OO.YCC  
RAF 13436 B175.253 Britannia 1959 XM491 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> ?? EI.BBH  
RAF 13451 B175.252 Britannia 1959 XN398 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> ?? G-APPF  
RAF 13454 B175.253 Britannia 1959 XL657 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> ?? 9U.BAD  
RAF 13510 B175.253 Britannia 1959 XM498 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1976 OO.YCG  
RAF 13511 B175.253 Britannia 1959 XM517 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> ?? G-BEPX  
RAF 13512 B175.253 Britannia 1959 XM518 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1976 OO.YCD  
RAF 13435 B175.253 Britannia 1960 XM490 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> ?? G-BDLZ  
RAF 13448 B175.253 Britannia 1960 XL639 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> ?? EI.BDC  
RAF 13455 B175.253 Britannia 1960 XL658 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> ?? EI.BBY  
RAF 13456 B175.253 Britannia 1960 XL659 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1976 OO.YCB  
RAF 13457 B175.253 Britannia 1960 XL660 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1977 G.BEMZ  
RAF 13508 B175.253 Britannia 1960 XM496 HM CMC RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1975 G.BDUP  
RAF 13509 B175.253 Britannia 1960 XM497 HB- CRY RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1976 OO.YCF  
RAF 13513 B175.253 Britannia 1960 XM519 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> ?? G.BDUR  
RAF 13514 B175.253 Britannia 1960 XM520 RAF >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1975 9G.ACE  
  Bristol 12917 B175.301 Britannia 1957 G-ANCA - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  
AEMX 12918 B175.302 Britannia 1957 XA-MEC AEMX >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1965 - - - -  
AEMX 12919 B175.302 Britannia 1957 XA-MED AEMX >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1966 - - -  
AirCharter 12920 B175.307 Britannia 1958 G-ANCD AIRC >> >> >> >> >> BUA >> BCAL 1969 LLOYD 1973
AirCharter 12921 B175.307 Britannia 1958 G-ANCE AIRC >> >> >> >> >> >> BUA >> BCAL 1969 LLOYD 1973
TCAA 12922 B175.308 Britannia 1959 LV-GJB - TCAA >> >> BEIA 308F >> >> >> >> 1968 MONA  
TCAA 12923 B175.308 Britannia 1960 LV-GJC - - TCAA >> BEIA 308F >> >> >> crash - -  
  Bristol 12924 B175.309 Britannia 1958 G-ANCH - - - - - - BUA >> >> - - - BCAL 1968 MONA  
  Bristol 13207 B175.311 Britannia 1957 G-AOVA - - - - - - - - BEIA >> >> >> BCAL 1969 LLOYD 1970
BOAC 12926 B175.312 Britannia 1956 G-AOVI BOAC >> >> >> >> BCAL >> >> >> >> >> >> - -  
BOAC 13230 B175.312 Britannia 1957 G-AOVB BOAC >> >> >> >> >> BEIA >> 312F >> >> 1969 sold  
BOAC 13231 B175.312 Britannia 1957 G-AOVC BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> BEIA >> >> >> 1969 sold  
BOAC 13235 B175.312 Britannia 1957 G-AOVD BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> BEIA CALD >> >> - -  
BOAC 13424 B175.312 Britannia 1957 G-AOVP BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> >> LOYD >> >> >> >>>> 1973
BOAC 13430 B175.312 Britannia 1957 G-AOVS BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> BEIA LLOYD >> >> >> >>>> 1973
BOAC 12925 B175.312 Britannia 1958 G-AOVH BOAC >> >> >> >> >> BEIA BCAL >> >> - -  
BOAC 13236 B175.312 Britannia 1958 G-AOVE BOAC >> >> >> >> >> BEIA >> ASP >> - -  
BOAC 13237 B175.312 Britannia 1958 G-AOVF BOAC >> >> >> >> BEIA >> 312F >> >> 1969 sold  
BOAC 13238 B175.312 Britannia 1958 G-AOVG BOAC >> >> >> >> >> BEIA >> >> >> 1969 MONA  
BOAC 13418 B175.312 Britannia 1958 G-AOVJ BOAC >> >> >> >> BCAL >> >> >> >> - -  
BOAC 13419 B175.312 Britannia 1958 G-AOVK BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> BEIA >> >> 1969 b/u  
BOAC 13420 B175.312 Britannia 1958 G-AOVL BOAC >> >> >> >> >> >> BEIA >> >> 1969 MONA  
BOAC 13421 B175.312 Britannia 1958 G-AOVM BOAC >> >> >> >> >> BEIA >> 312F >> 1969 ASP  
BOAC 13423 B175.312 Britannia 1958 G-AOVO BOAC >> >> >> >> >> 1964            
BOAC 13427 B175.312 Britannia 1958 G-AOVT BOAC >> >> >> >> BEIA >> >> >> >> 1969 MONA  
BOAC 13429 B175.312 Britannia 1958 G-AOVR BOAC >> >> >> >> >> BEIA >> ASP >> >> -  
BOAC 13422 B175.312 Britannia 1958 G-AOVN BOAC >> >> >> >> >> BEIA >> >> >> 1969 MONA  
ELAL 13232 B175.313 Britannia 1957 4X-AGA ELAL >> >> >> >> >> >> GLOB >> >> 1967 - (HB-ITB)  
ELAL 13233 B175.313 Britannia 1957 4X-AGB ELAL >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> ASP - -  
ELAL 13234 B175.313 Britannia 1957 4X-AGC ELAL >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> BEIA >> 1969 MONA  
ELAL 13431 B175.313 Britannia 1958 4X-AGD ELAL >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> - - -  
CAPA 13393 B175.314 Britannia 1958 CF-CZA CAPA >> >> >> >> >> >> BUA >> >> 1969 -  
CAPA 13394 B175.314 Britannia 1958 CF-CZB CAPA >> >> >> 1962                
CAPA 13395 B175.314 Britannia 1958 CF-CZC CAPA >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> - -  
CAPA 13428 B175.314 Britannia 1958 CF-CZX CAPA >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> - -  
CAPA 13453 B175.314 Britannia 1958 CF-CZW CAPA >> >> >> >> >> >> >> BCAL - G-ASTF  
CAPA 13396 B175.314 Britannia 1958 CF-CZD CAPA >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> BCAL - G-ATNZ  
B&CS 13425 B175.317 Britannia 1958 G-APNA B&CS >> >> >> >> >> >> BUA >> LLOYD 1969 -  
B&CS 13426 B175.317 Britannia 1958 G-APNB B&CS >> >> >> >> >> >> BUA >> LLOYD 1969 -  
CUBA 13432 B175.318 Britannia 1959 CU-P668 CUBA BEIA >> CZA CUBA >> >> >> >> 1983 -  
CUBA 13433 B175.318 Britannia 1960 CU-P669 CUBA >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1987 -  
CUBA 13437 B175.318 Britannia 1959 CU-P670 CUBA >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> 1978 -  
CUBA 13515 B175.318 Britannia 1959 CU-P671 CUBA >> >> >> CZA >> >> >> >> 1969 >> 1987  
CAPA 13516 B175.324 Britannia 1959 CF-CPD CAPA >> BEIA >> >> >> >> >> >> 1969 Tellair  
CAPA 13517 B175.324 Britannia 1959 CF-CPE CAPA >> BEIA >> >> >> >> >> >> 1969 Tellair  

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