Aviation Photo #1096086 Lockheed L-749A Constellation - KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines

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Being refuelled for its trans Atlantic flight, engineer/refueller on the wing appears to have a dip stick in his hand, probably checking fuel levels or oil. The Wright Cyclone R-3350-C18-BD-1 engines were known to use vast amounts of oil. Photograph was taken into the mid-day sun on old grainy Agfa colour negative film. Note the TWA Boeing 707 (N744TW) in the background - jets on the Atlantic had just arrived.
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    Ian MacFarlane
    KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
    Lockheed L-749A Constellation
    Lockheed Constellation/Starliner (C-69/C-121)
    Lockheed Constellation/Starliner (C-69/C-121)
    Lockheed
    2641
    PH-LDE
    Glasgow - Prestwick
    Scotland
    United Kingdom
    September 5, 1959
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