Aeroplane Monthly 1977-02
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G.Endres - Czechoslovakian Air Transport since 1920 (2)
Ilyushin Il-12B OK-DBG was converted to a cargo aircraft during its time with CSA. The Il-12B was the first Soviet aircraft to enter service with the airline.
The Avia-14-32A was a licence-built Ilyushin Il-14. This example, OK-MCL, flew with CSA bearing the fleet name Trencin.
Avia-14-32A OK-MCH bore the name Pisek in CSA service. The type could carry 32 passengers in its pressurised cabin.
Ilyushin Il-18 OK-PAG Vysoke Tatry taxies out past Tupolev Tu-104A OK-NDF Ceske Budejovice.
Tupolev Tu-104A OK-MDE Ostrava was one of six of the type operated by CSA.
Ilyushin Il-18 OK-PAG Vysoke Tatry taxies out past Tupolev Tu-104A OK-NDF Ceske Budejovice.
A Super Aero A-45 of the type used on internal air taxi services to industrial centres from 1951.
Douglas DC-3 OK-XDH of CSA under tow by tractor.
The Czech-built L-60 Brigadyr served with CSA’s agricultural division until superseded by the Cmelak.
CSA introduced the Ilyushin Il-62 airliner into service on May 1, 1968. Although this example bears CSA trim, it carries the Soviet registration СССР-86666, and was an Aeroflot aircraft.
Another Aeroflot Il-62 with Soviet registration but wearing the early CSA livery for the type. CSA began to receive its own Il-62s in 1969.
OK-AFB is one of 11 Tupolev Tu-134As which replaced Tu-104As on short-to-medium-stage routes.
CSA introduced the Yak-40 on domestic routes in late 1974. OK-EEB is depicted here.
Let-410 Turbolet OK-DDX of CSA is one of 12 previously operated by Slov-Air.
Tupolev Tu-124V OK-TEA Melnik was one of three such aircraft acquired by CSA late in 1964. The type is a scaled-down version of the Tu-104.
Bristol Britannia OK-MBB at Prague.
One of the types used on early postwar services was the Junkers Ju 352 trimotor.