Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation

Airliner

Lockheed C-121C (L-1049) Super Constellation © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
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.
The Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation is a development of the Lockheed Constellation with a stretched fuselage (+ 5,59m / 18ft 4 in).
Crew3-4
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
FAA TCDS6A5
Data for (Version)Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation

[Photo-ID: 10295] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation (L-1049F), US Air Force (USAF), 54-0177, c/n 4196,© Karsten Palt, 2014Lockheed
C-121C Super Constellation (L-1049F)
US Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 54-0177
c/n: 4196
 
ex N1104W
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 10296] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation (L-1049F), US Air Force (USAF), 54-0177, c/n 4196,© Karsten Palt, 2014Lockheed
C-121C Super Constellation (L-1049F)
US Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 54-0177
c/n: 4196
 
ex N1104W
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 5391] © Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Lockheed EC-121D Warning Star, US Air Force (USAF), 53-0555, c/n 1049A-4370,© Karsten Palt, 2012Lockheed
EC-121D Warning Star
US Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 53-0555
c/n: 1049A-4370
 
Triple Nickel
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 11087] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star, United States Air Force (USAF), 53-0554, c/n 4369,© Karsten Palt, 2015Lockheed
EC-121T Warning Star
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 53-0554
c/n: 4369
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 6281] © Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star, , N548GF, c/n 4363,© Karsten Palt, 2012Lockheed
EC-121T Warning Star
Reg.: N548GF
c/n: 4363
 
ex USAF 53-0548
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]
[Photo-ID: 10108] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Lockheed L-1049E/01 Super Constellation, , N1005C, c/n 4557,© Karsten Palt, 2014Lockheed
L-1049E/01 Super Constellation
Reg.: N1005C
c/n: 4557
 
displayed as USAF C-121 54-0315
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 701] © Karsten Palt 2007-09-15
Lockheed L-1049F Super Constellation C-121C, Super Constellation Flyers, HB-RSC, c/n 1049F-4175,© Karsten Palt, 2007Lockheed
L-1049F Super Constellation C-121C
Super Constellation Flyers
Reg.: HB-RSC
c/n: 1049F-4175
 
Airport-Days 2007 [Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel (EDDH / HAM)]
[Photo-ID: 702] © Karsten Palt 2007-09-15
Lockheed L-1049F Super Constellation C-121C, Super Constellation Flyers, HB-RSC, c/n 1049F-4175,© Karsten Palt, 2007Lockheed
L-1049F Super Constellation C-121C
Super Constellation Flyers
Reg.: HB-RSC
c/n: 1049F-4175
 
Airport-Days 2007 [Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel (EDDH / HAM)]
[Photo-ID: 2711] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Lockheed / Lockheed Martin L-1049F Super Constellation C-121C, Super Constellation Flyers, HB-RSC, c/n 1049F-4175,© Karsten Palt, 2009Lockheed / Lockheed Martin
L-1049F Super Constellation C-121C
Super Constellation Flyers
Reg.: HB-RSC
c/n: 1049F-4175
 
„Breitling“
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 3066] © Karsten Palt 2010-02-05
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation, Air Fret, F-BHML, c/n 1049G-4671,© Karsten Palt, 2010Lockheed
L-1049G Super Constellation
Air Fret
Reg.: F-BHML
c/n: 1049G-4671
 
displayed as Lufthansa D-ALEM
Besucherpark / Visitors Park MUC [Munich / München (EDDM / MUC)]
[Photo-ID: 3070] © Karsten Palt 2010-02-05
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation, Air Fret, F-BHML, c/n 1049G-4671,© Karsten Palt, 2010Lockheed
L-1049G Super Constellation
Air Fret
Reg.: F-BHML
c/n: 1049G-4671
 
displayed as Lufthansa D-ALEM
Besucherpark / Visitors Park MUC [Munich / München (EDDM / MUC)]
[Photo-ID: 3071] © Karsten Palt 2010-02-05
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation, Air Fret, F-BHML, c/n 1049G-4671,© Karsten Palt, 2010Lockheed
L-1049G Super Constellation
Air Fret
Reg.: F-BHML
c/n: 1049G-4671
 
displayed as Lufthansa D-ALEM
Besucherpark / Visitors Park MUC [Munich / München (EDDM / MUC)]
[Photo-ID: 3072] © Karsten Palt 2010-02-05
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation, Air Fret, F-BHML, c/n 1049G-4671,© Karsten Palt, 2010Lockheed
L-1049G Super Constellation
Air Fret
Reg.: F-BHML
c/n: 1049G-4671
 
displayed as Lufthansa D-ALEM
Besucherpark / Visitors Park MUC [Munich / München (EDDM / MUC)]
[Photo-ID: 1458] © Karsten Palt 2008-09-27
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation, Lufthansa, D-ALIN, c/n 1049G-4604,© Karsten Palt, 2008Lockheed
L-1049G Super Constellation
Lufthansa
Reg.: D-ALIN
c/n: 1049G-4604
 
Flugausstellung L.+P. Junior [Hermeskeil]