zoggavia
c/n 2071

Model 49-51-26 Constellation PH-TAX

7 April 1946 to KLM and registered PH-TAX 'Utrecht', but remained at Burbank and converted to 49-46-26. Re-registered PH-TDA 'Arnhem' and in service 10 September 1946.


Seen soon after the Constellation was re-registered at Amsterdam Schiphol in September 1946,  Zoggavia Collection.


To Lockheed Aircraft Corp. (trade-in for L-749's) 21 June 1950 and registered N86533. Converted to 049-46-59 for Capital Airlines as 'Capitaliner Atlanta', FN 752 and delivered 31 August 1950.

The Connie idle at Miami April 1957, Clinton H. Groves Collection.

Stored December 1960 (TT 33'628 hrs). Sold to Modern Air Transport 7 September 1961. In service until June 65.

 
Nice Kodachrome slide taken Oakland September 1962, Clinton H. Groves Collection.

On display "Brazilian Wings of A Dream Museum", Sao Carlos, Brazil
inside the museum in Panair do Brasil colors and

false registration PP-PDD by November 2006



N86533 International Caribbean Corp.
August 65 -  September 65





Sold to Rymar of Montevideo, still as N86533. To International Caribbean Corporation on lease 9 August 1965 until 29 September 1965, but impounded for smuggling at P.G. Strössner Airport, Asunción, Paraguay on 8 September 1965. Stored until spring 1975, when it was prepared for preservation.

Seen here still wearing N86533 registration, shot at Asunción, January 1970, Richard Braun.