zoggavia
c/n 1967

Model 49-46-10 Constellation 43-103315

This Constellation was built for USAAF and delivered 19 February 1945. Registered to A. Schwimmer late 1947 and registered NC90828. To RX-124 for Lineas Aereas de Panama SA. but never operated as such. Projected sales to Capital Airlines fell through and finally delivered to EL AL as 4X-AKB. Converted to Model 149 and referred to El Al as 249.

Seen here upon arrival at New York Idlewild airport in late 1958, Clinton H. Groves Collection.

Sale to Switzerland as HB-IEB (registered 24 February 1959) but not taken up. Stored at Tel Aviv from fall 1961 until sold to Universal Sky Tours in February 1962 and in service with Euravia in April.



Seen here at London Heathrow on delivery to Universal Sky Tours in February 1962,
Scott Henderson Collection.

Scrapped Luton in summer 1965, TT: 25'985 hrs.


G-ARVP Euravia L-049
April 62 - May 65


Entered service with Euravia February 1962 and registered G-ARVP. Ownership transferred to Euravia in May 1963. To Britannia Airways 2 February 1965 and withdrawn from use 2 April 1965


Seen here at Heathrow in summer 1964, Scott Henderson Collection.