Aviation Photo #1040796 Convair 990A Coronado (30A-6) - Swissair

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A Whitcomb "Shock Body" seen enroute Geneva/London over France.
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    S. M. Reeves
    Swissair
    Convair 990A Coronado (30A-6)
    Convair 990 (Coronado)
    Convair 990 (Coronado)
    Convair
    30-10-15
    HB-ICD
    In Flight
    France
    September 2, 1968
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Photo Added: May 05, 2006

Comments (7)

Anonymous
10 years ago
So nice to see an old timer !
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nice picture. I like the suns reflection in the "carrot". Too bad that i never had a chance to ride one of those, and too bad that this particular plane crashed after a bomb explosion.
Anonymous
10 years ago
I remember the Coronado but never had the chance to fly with it.
Beautiful scenery.
Congratulations!
Anonymous
10 years ago
This picture expresses the beautiful conjunction of form, materials and the physics of flight.
Anonymous
9 years ago
What a beautiful moment! This picture says a lot about what aviation means to me.
Anonymous
8 years ago
I was 4 years-old when this plane came out (I was born in 1964). I
Anonymous
6 years ago
Very nostalgic !

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