Like the Vanguard, it arrived just as pure jets became economical on shorter services and this, plus an unfortunate ... The Electra, which first entered commercial service early in 1959, was intended as Americaa#39;s second-generation ... Engines: Four 3, 750hp Allison 501-D13 turboprops. ... Lockheeda#39;s counterpart to the DC-1 0 has had a chequered career. lts first flight, on November 16 1970, coincided withanbsp;...
|Title||:||Passenger aircraft and airlines: a pictorial guide to the world's civil planes and their major operators|
|Author||:||John William Ransom Taylor, Susan Young|