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5 edition of Lockheed L-188 Electra found in the catalog.

Lockheed L-188 Electra

by Jim Upton

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Published by Specialty Press Publishers and Wholesalers in North Branch, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lockheed aircraft.,
  • Electra (Turboprop transports),
  • Airplanes -- Recognition.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesL-188 Electra
    Statementby Jim Upton.
    SeriesAirliner tech series ;, v. 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL686.L6 U64 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p. :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6893261M
    ISBN 101580070256
    LC Control Number00689302
    OCLC/WorldCa43887964

    Airplane Photos & Aviation Photos - View, Search, or Upload Photos! Over 1,, pictures.   It's been a while since I have spoken to an aviation postcard, so today I thought I would show a couple cards of the Lockheed L Electra. These are not vintage cards, but they are vintage photographs. The Lockheed L was a civilian version of the Lockheed P-3 Submarine chaser and was built starting in

      I wanted to make a post about one of my favorite underated airline turboprops of the 50's.I recently got a encyclopedia of passenger aircraft called Civil Aircraft by Amberbooks and i was surprised that the plane was not included in the Lockheed section of the had the Tristar and the Constellation & the Electra 1,from the ' there any books about the aircraft that i might. Lockheed L Electra. Latest | Most liked | Most viewed. Jean-Marie Hanon | Liège-Bierset Atlantic Airlines | Lockheed L Electra. SCAN | Gerard van Oostrom | Jakarta - Soekarno-Hatta Intl Mandala Airlines | Lockheed L Electra. Jetzguy | Off Airport - British Columbia.

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The decade began with the carriers operating all piston engine aircraft and concluded with a number of turbo-prop powered types beingFile Size: 1MB. Title: Lockheed L Electra The design of the L Electra began in to an American Airlines specification and first flew Lockheed L-188 Electra book Two variants were introduced, the basic L and the long-range LC which incorporated additional fuel tanks and higher weights.

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The Lockheed L Electra is an American turboprop airliner built by Lockheed. It was the first turboprop airliner produced in the United States. It first flew in and when first delivered had only slightly inferior performance to that of a turbojet airliner but at a lower operating cost.

Braniff called its Electras "Ls." (L was the Electra production number, as L is today for the Lockheed Tristar.) Meanwhile, the investigations continued. When beautiful new airliners lose their wings for no And that is what occurred.

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Contents: Birth of the Electra: fastest commercial turboprop --Electra features: more than just a turboprop transport --Flight test and certification: Lockheed's most tested airliner --Airline operations: the original 14 airlines --Problems and resolution: whirl mode and.

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