Imperial Airlines  Cessna 404 Titan Ambassador    N88671           (c/n  404-0211)


                                      The 404 was a stretched 402C with an enlarged tail, the so-called Ambassador being the ten
                                      passenger variant (the cargo interior version was the Titan Courier).   Very few were used in
                                      airline operation, making this shot by Frank C. Duarte, Jr., taken at San Diego in October
                                      1982 something of a rarity.   So far as I know, Imperial only had this one.   Te airline name
                                      only appeared on the port (loading) side.  Was this a cost-saving measure or had the sign
                                      writer not gotten around to it?