I-LUCE  Savoia-Marchetti S.M.83                           (c/n  unknown)


                                      I-LUCE was the prototype S.M.83.  It was followed by 22 production models.  The aircraft was
                                      actually a derivative of the S.M.79 bomber and was designed primarily for trans-Atlantic flights
                                      across the south Atlantic to South America.  In addition to Ala Littoria they were also operated
                                      by the Italian international airline LATI and also by L.A.R.E.S. in Romania.