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39 PHOTOS! JAL All Nippon JDA: The Airlines of Japan in the 1960s – Aircraft Photo History

Japan Air Lines DC-4 JA6003 at Tokyo Haneda circa 1958.

JAL All Nippon JDA: The Airlines of Japan in the 1960s By Henry Tenby The airline scene in Japan during the 1960s was very exciting, as photo access was easy, and the domestic Japanese airlines had very nice colour schemes and operated an interesting mix of both old and new aircraft of the day. The […]

Iron Curtain Airlines of the 1970s – A Photo History

Yugoslavia Government IL-18 YA-AIB Paris June 1974.

Before the Fall of the Iron Curtain, all of the Soviet block airlines in Eastern Europe operated entirely Soviet built fleets of aircraft, which included the AN-24 and IL-18 for short haul and domestics service, along with the Tupolev Tu-134 and Tu-154 for medium range intra European service, and the IL-62 for their limited international […]

Aeroflot Soviet Airlines Vintage 1960s and 1970s – Aircraft Photo History

Aeroflot IL-18 CCCP-75448 at London Heathrow circa mid 1960s.

Aeroflot Soviet Airlines Vintage 1960s and 1970s – Aircraft Photo History By Henry Tenby, some photos by Dr. John Blatherwick During the 1960s and 1970s Aeroflot, the Soviet Union’s State airline, operated aircraft that were manufactured entirely within the Soviet Union, by the great Soviet Design Bureau’s including Tupolev, Antonov, and Ilyushin. During this period, […]

Aerolineas Argentina – Austral – AER Argentine Vintage Airlines – Photo History

Transcontinental Lockheed L-1049C Super Connie LV-FTV at New York Idlewild Airport circa late 1950s.

Aerolineas Argentina – Austral – AER Argentine Vintage Airlines – Photo History By Henry Tenby This selection of historic Argentine airline photos highlight not just flag carrier Aerolines Argentinas whose history is well know, but some of the long gone Argentine airlines like Trancontinental, AER, and Aerolineas INI, and I will provide some history on […]

Braniff International – Flying Colors 1950s to 1970s A Photo History

Braniff International 707-320 N7103 January 1968.

Braniff International – Flying Colors 1950s to 1970s A Photo History By Henry Tenby My only memory of Braniff International dates back to the early days of my slide collecting hobby. In May of 1982 when I was in grade 12 and getting ready to graduate from high school, I was more interested in airlines, […]