VH-INW. Douglas DC-6. c/n 43058-86.

 

This aircraft was delivered new to National Airlines Inc - October 15, 1947

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N90894 - ?

Sold to Australian National Airways Pty Ltd - September 01, 1953

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-INW - September 18, 1953

Registered to Australian National Airways Pty Ltd, Melbourne

Departed Miami on the delivery flight to Australia - December 05, 1953

Arrived Melbourne (Essendon) on completion of the delivery flight - December 09, 1953

The aircraft was named 'Kurana' (friend)

Operated its first revenue service - December 18, 1953

This aircraft was transferred to Ansett-ANA following Ansett's purchase of A.N.A. - October 21, 1957

Sold to Transit Equipment Co. New York - March 30, 1960

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - March 30, 1960

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N90894 - ?

Sold to Lineas Aereas de Nicaragua SA (LANICA) - January 26, 1962

Entered onto the Nicaraguan Aircraft Register as AN-AMI - ?

The aircraft was named 'Odeca'

Withdrawn from use and stored at Miami - 1968

Converted to Douglas DC-6A configuration - October 1969

Sold to Hemisphere Aircraft Leasing - May 31, 1971

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N90894 - ?

Leased to LANICA - 1971 to June 1972

Entered onto the Nicaraguan Aircraft register as AN-AMI - ?

Leased to Aerolineas El Salvador - March 21, 1973

Entered onto the El Salvador Aircraft Register as YS-03C - ?

The aircraft was named 'Ehecati'

Returned to Hemisphere Aircraft Leasing at end of the lease - November 02, 1975

Withdrawn from service during 1976 and scrapped at Miami - July 12, 1977

 

VH-INW. Australian National Airways Pty Ltd - 'Kurana' in the final livery at Melbourne Essendon Airport, date unknown.

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VH-INW. Australian National Airways Pty Ltd - 'Kurana' in the final livery at Brisbane Archerfield Airport, date unknown.

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VH-INW. Australian National Airways Pty Ltd - 'Kurana' in the final livery at Brisbane Archerfield Airport, date unknown.

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VH-INW. Australian National Airways Pty Ltd - 'Kurana' in the final livery at Melbourne Essendon Airport, date unknown.

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AN-AMI. Lanica Airways - 'Odeca' in the standard livery at Managua Airport, date unknown.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1125-478.)

AN-AMI. Lanica Airways - 'Odeca' in the standard livery at Miami Airport, May 27, 1967.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1125-627.)

YS-03C. AESA - 'Ehecati' in the standard livery at Miami Airport, January 1974.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1125-444.)