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Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation

Lockheed C-121C (L-1049) Super Constellation © Karsten Palt
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L-1049 Super Constellation


The Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation is a four-engine long-range airliner with pressurized cabin for up to 106 passengers produced by the US-American manufacturer Lockheed Corporation.
Passengers62-95, max. 106
Propulsion4 Radial Engines
Engine ModelWright Compound R-3350 972TC-18DA-3
Engine Power (each)2424 kW3250 hp
max. Cruise Speed483 km/h261 kts
  300 mph
max. Speed (vne)544 km/h294 kts
  338 mph
Service Ceiling7.315 m24.000 ft
Rate of climb335 m/min1100 ft/min
Range8.701 km4.698 NM
5.406 mi.
Empty Weight36.150 kg79.697 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight65.770 kg144.998 lbs
Wing Span38,47 m126,2 ft
Wing Area153,7 m²1654 ft²
Length35,42 m116,2 ft
Height7,54 m24,7 ft
First Flight14.07.1951
Production Statusout of production
Total Production564
Data for (Version)Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation
The Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation is a development of the Lockheed Constellation with a stretched fuselage (+ 5,59m / 18ft 4 in).

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