D-ACUM Convair 440-88
Lufthansa was not resurrected until 1954
following WW II. First schedules were flown on 15 May
DC-3s and Convair 340s. (It has now become the second largest
airline in Europe [after
France]). The early Convair 340s were later upgraded to 440
standard. Seen above is
one of 10
purpose built Metropolitans used by the airline from 1957 on.
This particular machine was
June of 1968 to Air Algerie becoming 7T-VAO.