A total of 214 freighters were designed and built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company and delivered to airlines and air forces across the world between 1945 and 1958. After the removal of the wings at Ardmore Field, Ricks Trucking began the aircraft's journey by transporting the aircraft to the port of Auckland. It has become the only aircraft of its type in Europe.
Follow the link below to view an excellent montage of photos of what has become the only aircraft of it's type in Europe.
Source: Aerospace Bristol | January 4, 2018 |||