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Picture of the Lockheed L-188A Electra aircraft

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More: American Airlines
More: Lockheed L-188A Electra
More: Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW)
More: USA - Michigan, August 1966
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N6134A (cn 1125) Seems like an awfully shallow climbout, but it makes for a great shot. Taken by my great-uncle and scanned from a slide.
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A visitor from United States posted Wed December 5, 2012:
One of my favorites, rode on an AA Electra in 1962 from Port Columbus to Love Field. Great shot!

A visitor from - posted Thu May 3, 2012:
The Lockheed Electra L-188 was a well designed, confortable, fast, efficient, powerful aircraft. This type gave VARIG 29 years of great service and was loved by all passengers and crew.

A visitor from - posted Sat January 22, 2011:
Wow! You can actually see the passengers! Love this photo of a fantastic old airliner!

A visitor from United States posted Sat January 22, 2011:
Love that American livery. Too bad this aircraft suffered from so many accidents. Also, had a short life because it was a transition from props to jets.

A visitor from United States posted Sat January 22, 2011:
Great airplane that suffered some tragic accidents. It did not last long because it was a transition from props to jets.

A visitor from - posted Sat January 22, 2011:
That you very much for this great picture! It went right on my desktop background

A visitor from Canada posted Sat January 22, 2011:
Those Electras were very beautiful birds. Thank you for scanning this slide and posting it here.

A visitor from United States posted Sat January 22, 2011:
Beautiful shot of an old classic girl. AA logo and colors, plus the orange detail on the engines that continue on to the prop spinners make this picture exciting on several levels.

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