I-LOVE  Douglas DC-6                                          (c/n 43217)


                                        I-LOVE was the sister-ship of I-LADY (next c/n).  It was delivered in October 1950.  LAI had,
                                        by then, expanded rapidly and was serving locations as far away as Shannon, Hamburg and Istanbul.
                                        It assumed the identity of I-DIMT when it was absorbed by Alitalia and, like many Italian airliners, after
                                        its stint as a civil airliner, passed to the Italian Air Force where it became MM61923 (in 1966).