Old 9th Mar 2021, 13:25
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Pistonprop
 
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ATC Watcher, if it's allowed by PPRuNe, may I offer this link as an interesting insight, at least regarding the Iranian Air Force acquisitions.

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/bu...-flying-111786

Indeed, as pointed out by Dixi188, their C130s, B707s and B747s were purchased pre 1979. Quite a few (if not all) 747s were in fact ex TWA.
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