Lockheed 749 Constellation Airliner

Made:
1947 in Burbank
Aircraft: Lockheed 749 'Constellation' taken at the National Collections Centre in Wiltshire Aircraft: Lockheed 749 'Constellation' taken at the National Collections Centre in Wiltshire

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Aircraft: Lockheed 749 'Constellation' taken at the National Collections Centre in Wiltshire
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Aircraft: Lockheed 749 'Constellation' taken at the National Collections Centre in Wiltshire
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Aircraft: Lockheed 749 'Constellation' serial no. 2553, built September 1947

The Constellation airliner was developed from a military transport aircraft which entered service in 1944. With its streamlined fuselage and triple tail-unit, it is considered one of the most graceful aircraft ever to fly. Various versions of this four-engined airliner were built to carry up to 65 passengers at 260-300 mph over distances of 2000-3000 miles. These photographs show the Constellation aircraft at the National Collections Centre in Wiltshire.

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Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1984-249 Pt18
type:
aircraft
credit:
Aces High Ltd.