Lockheed L-1649 Starliner


Lockheed L-1649A(F) Starliner © Craig McCorriston
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The Lockheed L-1649 Starliner 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-1649 Starliner is a development of the Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation with new wings.
Propulsion4 Radial Engines
Engine ModelWright R-3350 988TC-18EA-2 Turbo Compound
Engine Power (each)2535 kW3400 hp
max. Cruise Speed483 km/h261 kts
  300 mph
max. Speed (vne)544 km/h294 kts
  338 mph
Service Ceiling7.224 m23.700 ft
Rate of climb329 m/min1080 ft/min
Range9.901 km5.346 NM
6.152 mi.
Empty Weight41.569 kg91.644 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight72.575 kg160.001 lbs
Wing Span45,72 m150 ft 0 in
Wing Area171,9 m1850 ft
Length35,41 m116 ft 2 in
Height7,54 m24 ft 9 in
First Flight10.10.1956
Production Statusout of production
Total Production43
Developed fromLockheed L-1049 Super Constellation
Data for (Version)Lockheed L-1649A Starliner