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User currently offlineWoody From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 174 posts, RR: 0
Posted (15 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 1316 times:

Have any of you ever flown an a plane with a lounge? I've seen plans of Braniff's 747 Sky Place and they had a couple of lounges for Coach passengers. Also, has anyone been in an L-1011 with the old PSA lougne (lounge on the lower deck).

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User currently offlineEyeSky From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 330 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (15 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 1285 times:
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I flew in an Eastern Airlines Lockheed L-188 Electra from BOS-LGA in 1968 that still had a first class lounge at the rear. Propliners usually had their first class seating and lounges in the aft section since noise and vibration were less in this area.

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This plane was destined to play out its life with Eastern as a backup for the Air Shuttle service between BOS-LGA-DCA and would soon have it's entire interior and lounge removed and new revenue seats installed. The aircraft I flew on that day had just come up to the northeast from Florida and had a really nice interior.

This flight gave me a taste of what it must have been like back in the "good old days" in the post WWII era.

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User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 391 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (15 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1278 times:

Pakistan International airlines , way back in the early 70's, dont remeber the a/c type though 

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