Probably not too many people know that Panagra had plans in the 1940’s to operate a fleet of Lockheed Constellations. In preparation, the company purchased and apparently distributed Constellation flight manuals to crew members, but never operated the aircraft in… Continue Reading
Bob Bennett sent this Panagra route map…most likely late 40’s to very early 1950’s. A December 1953 flight schedule does not include Campo Grande so this map must be prior to 1953.
This photo was probably taken in Lima. Do you recognize anyone?
If you can identify any of the Panagra employees in these five new photos, please let us know who they are. Click on the title above to see all of the photos.
Here is a collection of photos provided by James Rothgeb. His father, Earl spent several years in Panagra’s maintenance department primarily in Ecuador. Click the image to go to the gallery.
Bob Bennett found these pages from a Panagra in-flight information brochure. It was probably used during the WWII years as it includes a prohibition from passengers taking photographs. If the passenger’s camera was not in his/her baggage, the Purser would “take… Continue Reading
This first photo was taken at Limatambo. Not sure of the location of the second one.
These photos were provided by Bob Bennett.
Here is a photo of Panagra Captain Ernie Hummel with an Italian Airlines Hostess visiting the cockpit of a Panagra DC-7B in August of 1955.