There were two TF-RVHs, both DC-4s.
Both carried the name 'Hekla'.
.This is the second one
acquired in May 1952.
The first (c/n 7485) was destroyed by fire
whilst landing at Pisa, Italy in
January of 1952. C/n 10278 was a
and was formerly Transocean
Lines' N50787. It was sold to Lloyd International Airways in
1961 as G-ARLF. Loftleidir
on their low cost services from New York to Luxembourg, via Reykjavik
did this operation become that Douglas DC-6Bs (and eventually Canadair
were added to
the fleet in the
1960s. For roughly half the regular IATA fare a passenger
from New York
to Europe, albeit taking several hours longer, due to the mandatory