Lockheed Electra

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The Lockheed Electra is an early aircraft in av8.
It is not to be confused with the later Lockheed L-188, also known as the 'Electra'.


Introduction 1934
Withdrawal 1964
Aircraft Type Small
Cruising Speed 193mph
Capacity 10 pax & 10 mail, or 20 crates of goods


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The Lockheed Electra was one of a new generation of fast, long range aircraft used by trans-continental airlines in the USA. It was a favourite of explorer and aviation pioneer as Amelia Earhart, and it was an Electra which brought the news reel about the Hindenburg to Britain.

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