TWA902fly
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Good-Old L-1011

Sat Feb 02, 2002 6:54 pm

Just surfing the net and came across this L-1011 pic, landing in Salt Lake. Reminded me of how great that aircraft was, and I felt like sharing it with you guys



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CV990
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RE: Good-Old L-1011

Sun Feb 03, 2002 12:05 am


Hi!

yes you took a great picture to share with us, surely the L1011 was a great aircraft, TAP used 7 L1011-500's, 5 where new and 2 where leased via ALIA. I personally tasted the L1011 when I travelled around USA in 1989 with TWA, I flew internally with TWA and all the flights where with L1011:

JFK-SJU - N31030 - L1011-100
SJU-MIA-STL - N7035T - L1011-100
STL-LAX - N31013 - L1011-1
LAX-JFK-LIS - N31019 - L1011-50

Great fun and great memories!!!
Regards
CV990, the Maserati of the skies!
 
SJC-Alien
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RE: Good-Old L-1011

Sun Feb 03, 2002 12:15 am

my question,,,is that a real photo....angle and all...? Anybody else.../


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RE: Good-Old L-1011

Sun Feb 03, 2002 1:10 am

Looks real to me. The plane seems to be in landing configuration, and it's obviously taken with a good telephoto lense, hence the clarity of the mt.s in the background.
 
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RE: Good-Old L-1011

Sun Feb 03, 2002 2:33 am

yeah and its right where the real approach path to SLC from the south is.

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Dazed767
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RE: Good-Old L-1011

Sun Feb 03, 2002 2:39 am

ooooh how i miss that plane! awsome photo.

justin
 
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RE: Good-Old L-1011

Sun Feb 03, 2002 3:08 am

My favorite part of watching a tristar is those nose high landing and the rotating red beacon. Will miss those three engine birds.

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