Pilgrim Airlines  Fokker F-27-100 Friendship  N145PM                               (c/n  10116)


                                In the late 1970s Pilgrim acquired a fleet of seven or so Fokker F-27-100s.   Rare, in that it was the
                                only airline in the US to operate this variant.  Most of them came from Spain.  N145PM, seen above
                                in this shot by Ellis M. Chernoff at home base Groton/New London in 1984 was formerly EC-BPK
                                with Aviaco.  By this time service had expanded to include Manchester, NH and Montreal, Quebec.