The Connie as originally conceived in showing her general shape
TWA began trans-Atlantic flights in 1946 with Model Constellations. This early photograph illustrates one of them before its name, in this case "Star of Tripoli", had been applied. By the end of that year the airline had a fleet of 25 of them.
Photo 9 of Constellation Postcards "L"
Lockheed Constellation Registration G-AHEN, c/n Ordered by the USAAF as a but the order was cancelled at the end of World War II and the airplane was converted to a passenger aircraft for B. It was delivered on May 29
Photo: NC86505 L-049 Constellation TWA
begins her journey across the country to Atlantic City, New Jersey to be used as a Fire Trainer. This classic airliner was retired from TWA service in
Lockheed Constellation American Overseas Airlines (Later G-AMUR with BOAC) Heathrow 1950 Tony Clarke Collection
Northwest Orient Airlines Lockheed 1049G Super Constellation model aircraft, c. 1950 | http://www.flysfo.com/museum
The KLM's PH-TAV Lockheed Constellation named "Venlo" was sold to Capital Airlines in 1950 as
- Eastern Air Lines (Historical Flight Foundation) Douglas views)
Did you ever make a hotel room reservation only to find out that property was a landfill?
The Connie in this picture is PanAm NC88858 landing at Burbank Airport in 1946. There are only 3 engines, #4 engine caught on fire on climb out on a flight from the U.S. to London on June 18, 1946. The fire eventually became uncontrollable and burned through the engine mount, resulting in the entire engine leaving the airplane. The plane returned to the U.S. and landed with no problems.
A Trans-Canada Air Lines Lockheed 1049 Super Constellation in April,
Lockheed Constellation - Falcon Airways G-AHEJ (cn Ex BOAC & Capital Airlines. To Trans European Awys. but broken up - photo taken in 1961