I-DIMA  Douglas DC-6                                          (c/n  44251)


                                     Nice aerial shot of Alitalia's first DC-6.  It was delivered in November of 1953.   After eight
                                     years service it was leased to Societa Aerea Mediterranea (SAM) who operated it until 1970
                                     when it was sold to the Italian Air Force becoming MM61965.   It was withdrawn from use
                                     at Rome's Ciampino Airport in 1978.  By 1988 it had been moved to Cingoli, Italy and con-
                                     verted to a restaurant/bar with the fake registratiion "I-LOVE".   I suspect it has now been