JetSMART names its fourth Airbus A320 in honor of Alejo Williamson

JetSMART (Santiago, Chile) on December 19 2017 announced Luis Oliva was the winner of the contest held on its social networks, to name the fourth Airbus A320 of JetSMART, CC-AWD.

The new airliner is named “Alejo Williamson D.”, whose full name matches the registration.

Mr. Williamson was the first Chilean glider pilot to cross the Andes mountains through the tallest heights (between Santiago and Mendoza) on December 12, 1964 flying a Let 13 Blanik registered as CC-K7W. The glider is currently preserved at Chile’s Aviation Museum in Santiago, Cerrillos. Mr. Williamson passed away on June 5 2014.

Airbus A320-232 CC-AWD (msn 8006) arrived at Santiago (SCL) on December 11 2017, from Hamburg (Finkenwerder). CC-AWD features a Condor Austral (vulture) on its tail.

Top Photo: JetSMART.

Alvaro Romero reporting from Santiago, Chile.

Bottom Copyright Photo: JetSmart JetSmart Airbus A320-232 CC-AWD (msn 7691) SCL (Alvaro Romero). Image: 940372. (Alvaro Romero). Image: 940372.

Condor Austral (Vulture) on the tail

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