F-BGOC  Douglas DC-6B                               (c/n  43834)


                                     TAI was founded in 1946 and its first flights were to North Africa using A.A.C.1s (Junkers Ju 52/3ms
                                     built under license).  It was later granted overseas routes from France to Saigon, Tananarive, Abidjan
                                     and Dakar by the French Government (to the [somewhat] chagrin of Air France). Early ex-KLM DC-4
                                     equipment was replaced in 1953 with a small fleet of three DC-6Bs.  The airline was merged with Union
                                     de Transports Aeriens (UTA) in 1964, and F-BGOC passed to the assets of that company.  It was with-
                                     drawn from use and broken up in 1970..