OO-XAV  Short Stirling V                          (c/n  SH.1529)


                                      Immediately after WW II many bomber types were quickly converted to freighters.  OO-XAV was
                                      one of ten sold in Belgium mainly for the transportation of vegetable produce from Belgium to the U.K.
                                      and other European commercial centers.   This ex- RAF Stirling (PK174), registered to Air Transport
                                      was later sold to the Egyptian Air Force for crew training.