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Picture of the Lockheed L-188C Electra aircraft

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Aircraft Taken at
More: KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
More: Lockheed L-188C Electra
More: Stockholm - Arlanda (ARN / ESSA)
More: Sweden, September 1966
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More: Lars Söderström
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A visitor from Poland posted Thu December 22, 2011:
My favourite KLM livery ! Nice angle, very good picture quality, fantastic plane - it all brings back memories of the good old days... Interesting airport entourage - Arlanda in the woods...
Thanks for sharing !

A visitor from - posted Sun August 22, 2010:
Fantastic photo!!!!!!!!

A visitor from Brazil posted Thu April 8, 2010:
This great picture of the great Electra brings back good old memories to all lovers of this type. Full of nostalgia, classic, timeless...

A visitor from Netherlands posted Fri November 3, 2006:
The scene, the plane and of course the quality of the picture are simply great! Thanks for sharing this with us.

A visitor from Brazil posted Thu May 11, 2006:
When I first looked at this picture, I thought it was a sort of preserved aircraft or something like that. Seems like it was taken yesterday. Perfect!

A visitor from Finland posted Sun April 16, 2006:
The ancient DC-3 in the background is Finnish Airforce's cargo plane. They were withdrawn from the service in the late 70's /early 80's.

A visitor from United States posted Sun April 16, 2006:
It provides a referance to how our thoughts of air travel have changed, many of us , today complain about having to walk out to the little regional jets. Yet, fourty years ago, all planes boarded from the ground. Also, note the DC-3 in the back ground. No doubt this was the BIG bird of the time.

A visitor from Slovakia posted Wed March 29, 2006:
Nice old plane.

A visitor from United States posted Fri March 10, 2006:
Great angle

A visitor from Canada posted Tue March 7, 2006:
Perfect scan. an excellent piece of nostalgia.
thanks for sharing.

A visitor from United States posted Thu March 2, 2006:
A beautiful example of the L-188C with the (somewhat) rare Hamilton Standard propellers. The old KLM "barber pole" paint scheme is so pretty on the Electra, almost like it was made for it. I also like the contrast in technology from the DC-3 lurking in the background.

A visitor from Brazil posted Tue February 14, 2006:
Not so easy to find an Electra photo showing rounded propeller tips

A visitor from United States posted Sun October 9, 2005:
The old livery brings back fond memories.... Thank you!

A visitor from Sweden posted Thu August 25, 2005:
Nice picture, from good old days !

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sat August 20, 2005:
Amazing quality for 1966 !

A visitor from Netherlands posted Sat August 20, 2005:
"old" but really good

A visitor from United States posted Sat August 20, 2005:
A historical photo that is well preserved. The photo is very clear. The Lockheed Electra was and is a great flying machine. Nick

A visitor from Brazil posted Sat August 20, 2005:
Because it was taken in 1966 and is rare to find good "old" pictures like this one.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sat August 20, 2005:
Nice and sharp, lots of activity

A visitor from Germany posted Fri August 19, 2005:
Perfect scan and perfect quality.

A visitor from Spain posted Fri August 19, 2005:
A very good a scan of such an old scene. These are the shots that give value to Airliners.net database!

A visitor from Sweden posted Fri August 19, 2005:
The quality is good thus it´s a old photo.

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