XA-FIX  Douglas DC-3                              (c/n  19217)


                                      Aerovias Reforma was a Mexican carrier which operated routes from Mexico City to Monterey,
                                      Guadalajara and Ensenada between 1946 and 1953.  It ran a dozen or so DC-3s, plus a couple
                                      of Avro Ansons.   The airline was named after a hotel in Mexico owned by the founder and chief
                                      stockholder, Ricardo "Rico" Pani.  Seen above in a print from a post card is one of its DC-3s at
                                      Guadalajara in the 1940s.   XA-FIX was a former C-47A-70-DL Skytrain (42-100754).
                                      Aerovias Reforma was acquired by Aeronaves de Mexico in 1953.   XA-FIX was sold to the
                                      Mexican Government as XC-ABW and later went to the Forca Aerea Brasileira as FAB2065.
                                      It crashed near Itaparica Island, Salvador, Bahia on 13 September.1975