Aircraft Photo of ZK-BVE | Lockheed 18-10 Lodestar | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:ZK-BVE
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 18 Lodestar
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed 18 Lodestar
Aircraft Version:Lockheed 18-10 Lodestar
C/n (msn):18-2020
Location
City / Area:Auckland / MOTAT [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:New Zealand
Collection:Museum of Transport and Technology - MOTAT
 
Photo Date:29 July 2005
Photo by:Phil VabreContact
Photo ID: 41695
Photographer's Remark

Has an amazing history: built as NC25630 for United Airlines; impressed by the USAAF as 42-53504; allocated to the RAF as AX756 in September 1941; loaned to BOAC as G-AGCN 'Lake Victoria'; later served with the Spanish Air Force; returned to the USA as N9933F; purchased by Fieldair (NZ) in 1958 and used for agricultural work. Now under restoration at the Museum of Transport and Technology, Auckland.

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