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Pakistani Orient Airlines


POA c1949

Aircraft History
Built by Convair at San Diego in 1949. Construction number 75. Serial Number 75. This aircraft had a natural aluminum finish. Registered in the United States as NC90839.

This aircraft was the first of three Convairliners purchased by Pakistani Orient Airways and registered as AP-AEF. Flown to East Pakistan (Bangladesh) and used for passenger service during 1949-1955. Painted with a stripe down the fuselage at the window line and a white upper fuselage with "Orient Skyliner". On the tail was the Pakistan flag and AP-AEF in black block letters on the rear fuselage. In 1955, absorbed into Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).

On October 17, 1959 sold to Fokker Aircraft and registered as PH-NPB.

References
History of PIA - Old Fleet - AP-AEF

History of PIA - Forum "Old Photos of PIA, Orient Airways and Pak Air"

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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