I-LODO  Douglas DC-3                              (c/n  4221)


                                          This rare shot of a LAI DC-3 loading at Cagliari, Sardinia airport, circa 1952 is from the Valter
                                          Battistoni collection.   (Valter is an aviation historian specializing in the civil aviation and airports
                                          of Sardinia).   I-LODO was the former C-47-DL 41-7742, civilianized in 1946 for the newly
                                          formed Linee Aeree Italiane.            It later went to the Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare
                                          Italiana) as MM61825.  It was scrapped and some of the remains wound up at Pratica Di Mare