PP-VAT Lockheed 10A
first type to enter service with VARIG in any quantity was the Lockheed
Electra. The airline
had eight of
them. They were the mainstay equipment from 1943 until the DC-3s
This beautiful image was acquired from VARIG in the late 1940s.
PP-VAT was built
Braniff order in 1936. It saw time in the US military in the
early days of WW II as 42-38344
being made available to VARIG. PP-VAT was sold to Aeronorte
and wound up being broken up at Sao
Luiz, State of Maranhao in 1950.