Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation

ICAO aircraft code L1049
Country United States
New price USD 1.2 million (1951)

The Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation is an American aircraft, a member of the Lockheed Constellation aircraft line.

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Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation specifications

General

ICAO aircraft code
L1049
Manufacturer
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Manufactured
1951 - 1958
Country
United States
New purchase price
USD 1.2 million (1951)

Aircraft performance

Engine:
4x Wright R-3350 972-TC-18DA-1 Duplex-Cyclone
Piston
Power:
3,250 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
294 Kts
544 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
115 Kts
Travel range:
4,480 Nm
8,297 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
25,700 feet
Rate of Climb:
1100 feet / minute
5.59meter / second
Take Off Distance:
1400 meter - 4,593.12 feet
Landing Distance:
1400 meter - 4,593.12 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
54,431 Kg
119,999 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
46,031 Kg
101,480 lbs
Max Payload:
16,000 Kg
35,274 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
6,550 gallon
24,794 liter

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About the Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation

The Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation is an American aircraft, a member of the Lockheed Constellation aircraft line. The L-1049 was Lockheed’s response to the successful Douglas DC-6 airliner, first flying in 1950. The aircraft was also produced for both the United States Navy as the WV / R7V and Air Force as the C-121 for transport, electronics, and airborne early warning and control aircraft.

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