Lockheed L-749 Constellation

ICAO aircraft code L749
Country United States
New price USD 1 million (1947)

The Lockheed L-749 Constellation is the first Lockheed Constellation to regularly cross the Atlantic Ocean non-stop.

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Lockheed L-749 Constellation Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
L749
Manufacturer
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Manufactured
1947 - 1951
Country
United States
New purchase price
USD 1 million (1947)

Aircraft performance

Engine:
4x Wright R-3350-749C18BD-1 Duplex-Cyclone
Piston
Power:
2,500 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
300 Kts
556 Km/h
Travel range:
4,341 Nm
8,040 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
24,100 feet
Rate of Climb:
1140 feet / minute
5.79meter / second
Take Off Distance:
1402 meter - 4,599.68 feet
Landing Distance:
1082 meter - 3,549.83 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
48,534 Kg
106,998 lbs
Max Payload:
9,195 Kg
20,271 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
6,245 gallon
23,640 liter

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About the Lockheed L-749 Constellation

The Lockheed L-749 Constellation is the first Lockheed Constellation to regularly cross the Atlantic Ocean non-stop. Although similar in appearance to the L-649 before it, the L-749 had a larger fuel capacity, strengthened landing gear, and eventually weather radar.

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