Scandinavian Airlines have a lucrative customer in the United States Air Force. For they have?
Scandinavian Airlines have a lucrative customer in the United States Air Force. For they have the contract for the servicing all the Canberra jet bombers in service in Europe with the U.S.A.F.
From all over the continent every day come these aircraft to the S.A.S. workshops at Kastrup airport. These 'planes are built in America, under British license, by the Martin Aircraft Company of Baltimore.
Known officially as the B - 57, it is in service with the Americans in France, Germany and North Africa.
In change of Canberra repairs and servicing is Major Earl Bozeman - seen here in our picture - and he informed us that the United States pays Scandinavian Airlines over 7 million Danish kroner last year for their service. One hundred and thirty two Canberra's came in during this period for repairs and many more are participated this year.