G-AMVA  Douglas DC-3                           (c/n  16415/33163)


                                  One of many of Gulf Aviation's DC-3s at Bahrain, circa 1962 from the John Havers collection.
                                  Formerly the RAF's Dakota IV KN552 (ex C-47B-DK 44-76831) it was civilianized for
                                  British Eagle as G-AMVA.   It then went to Kuwait Airways before being sold to Gulf Air.  It
                                  spent a short time between January and August 1959 under lease to Iranian Airways as EP-ABE
                                  before reverting to G-AMVA again for Gulf Air.  When retired it was acquired by Air Service Co
                                  for spare parts.