This is not the Kirk Kerkorian owned Trans International Airlines (TIA), which came into existence in 1960. At the time of the photo N30047 was owned by Lee Aero Leasing which had bought it from United Air Lines. Soon after the photo it was sold in Canada as CF-HVL. Lee Aero Leasing was owned by Al Leeward, an aircraft trader. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
This rare and beautiful Zero is one of only three flying Zeros in the world. This plane was found on New Guinea (now Indonesia), near the town of Babo. It was restored partly in Russia, and partly in the U.S. and is based at CAF - SoCAL Wing Aviation Heritage Museum, Camarillo. Owner is David Price.