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Lockheed Constellation KLM

This fully airworthy Lockheed Constellation is now on display at the Dutch aviation museum Aviodrome
at Lelystad Airport. (Photo: Aviodrome)


L-049 Specifications

Length: 95ft 3in (29m).
Wingspan: 123ft 5in (37.49m).
Height: 23ft 8in (7.21m).

Empty Weight: 64,600lb (29,302kg).
Max startgewicht: 98.079lbs 44,488kg)

Cruise speed: 278kt (515km/h).
Range: 2,650nm (4,908km).

Engines: four 2,200hp Wright Cyclone R-3350-C18-BA1
18-cylinder radial engines.

Capacity: 48-60 passengers.



L-749A Specifications

Length: 95ft 3in (29m).
Wingspan: 123ft 5in (37.49m).
Height: 23ft 8in (7.21m).

Empty Weight: 60,140lb (27,280kg).
Max takeoff weight: 107.000lb (48,535kg).

Cruise speed: 259kt (480km/h).
Range: 2,607nm (4,828km).

Engines: four 2,500hp Wright Cyclone R-3350-C18-BD1
18-cylinder radial engines.

Capacity: 48-81 passengers



Constellation
Lockheed EC-121T, a version intended for Electronic Reconnaissance. The aircraft on the picture is part of the Pima Air and Space Museum.

L-1049C Super Constellation Specifications

Length: 116ft 2in (34.62m).
Wingspan: 123ft 5in (37.49m).
Height: 24ft 9in (7.54m).

Empty weight: 63,016lb (33,120kg).
Maximum takeoff weight: 137.500lb (62,370kg).

Cruise speed: 308kt (571km/h).
Range: 4,015nm (7,435km).

Engines: four 3,250hp Wright R-3350-DA3 Turbo-Compound 18-cylinder radial engines.

Capacity: max 99 passengers.


L-1649A Starliner
Specifications

Length: 113ft 7in (34.62m).
Wingspan: 150ft (45.72m).
Height: 23ft 5in (7.14m).

Empty weight: 85,262lb (38,657kg).
Max takeoff weight: 156,000lb (70,761).

Cruise speed: 297kt (550km/h).
Range: 5,491nm (10,170km).

Engines: four 3,400 shp Wright R-3350-EA2 Turbo-Compound 18-cylinder radial engines.

Capacity: max 99 passengers.








Constellation

Chicago and Southern Airlines flew a number of Lockheed Constellations. The airline merged with
Delta Air Lines in 1953. (Photo: Lockheed)



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