SP-LAD Lisunov LI-2T
When I wrote to
airline companies in the late 1940s requesting their history and
photographs of their
aircraft, I naturally never
received replies from those airlines behind the Iron Curtain.
to send anything gratis to a proletarian, capatalistic Air Training
Corps cadet such as
myself. Most of my post WW II LOT images
came, therefore, from Jennifer Gradidge's collection. .
rather poor shot of a LI-2 is one of them. Incredibly,
Lisunov built over 6000 of these
DC-3s under licence from Douglas.