c/n 4820

Model 1049H/01-03-148 Super Constellation N1880

Delivered to Dollar Associates as N1880. Sold to 1880 Corporation and leased to Transocean Airlines 9 July 1958 until march 1959 for sue on the airline's low fare routes from Oakland and Burbank, California to Hawaii.

N1880 taxying at Oakland, CA in October 1958, Clinton H. Groves Collection.

Used for fire training at Miami airport, scrapped in the meantime.

N1880 Transocean L-1049H
July 57  -  March 59

N1880 Lufthansa L-1049H
March 59 - October 59

N1880 Lufthansa L-1049H
March 59 - October 59

N1880 World Airways L-1049H
January 61 - May 64

N1880 F.A.Conner L-1049H
October 71- October 80

Here seen in the attractive new Transocean livery at Oakland, CA in January 1959,
Clinton H. Groves Collection.

Leased to Lufthansa for trans-Atlantic passenger and all-cargo operations mainly between Frankfurt and New York Idlewild.

Here seen arriving from Frankfurt, followed by a KLM L-1049H on a hot summer day at Idlewild, August 1959,
Zoggavia Collection.

Nice shot of N1880 in full Lufthansa colors awaiting passengers for another trans-Atlantic trip to Germany.

Photo taken Idlewild, March 1959, Zoggavia Collection.

Leased to World Airways between 1 January 1961 and mid of 1964. Other lease agreements followed to Admiral Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Montreal Air Services carrying the registration CF-WWH, eventually leased to Nordair, later to Aerolessors.

Here seen with World, operating for MATS passenger/cargo contracts to the Far East, at Oakland, CA February 1962, Clinton H. Groves Collection.

N1880 ended up with services for F.A. Conner in Miami flying cargo in the Caribbean area until early 1975 when involved in a taxy accident at Ramey AFB, ferried back to Miami in 1977 and stored in the corrosion corner until early 1980, later donated to Dade County Aviation Department on 6 October 1980 for fire-training at MIA airport.

Here pictured in rather good condition at Miami International, early 1970, Zoggavia Collection.