L-1049C Super Constellation
Here are two
views of PIA's first aircraft. I happened to be in the UK in 1956
and visited Blackbushe
with the late Peter Keating where AP-AFQ was undergoing heavy
maintenance. The shot below is of
running up at the blast fences at Burbank. Pakistan
International was formed in 1951 as a
branch of the
Pakistani Government. The Connies were used initially on
the Karachi-Dacca route.
route was established to London, via Cairo. This aircraft was
retired in 1964 and used for cabin
training at Karachi.