Aircraft Photo of TAM-73 | Convair 580 | Bolivia - Transporte Aereo Militar | #1942
Registration / Serial:TAM-73
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 340/440/540/580/640 (C-131)
Aircraft Version:Convair 580
C/n (msn):170
Operator / Titles:Bolivia - Transporte Aereo Militar
City / Airport:La Paz - El AltoMap
Airport Codes:ICAO: SLLP   IATA: LPB   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:March 1992
Photo by:Richard Vandervord
Photo ID: 1942
Photo Comment

Began life as Convair 340 N73151, United's "Mainliner Providence" and bought by Frontier in 1959; turboprop conversion 1965 and sold to Metroflight in 1981. After storage this Convair was bought by the Fuerza Aerea Boliviana for its Transportes Aereo Militar arm and is seen here six months later. Some friendly American technicians were in the cockpit, still preparing the avionics

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