The Heyday of Propeller Airliners(1941-1958)

Lockheed L749 Constellation

TWA's Lockheed Constellations introduced pressurized comfort and shortened transcontinental travel by an astounding five hours. Eastern began flying the "stretched" 71-seat Super Constellation in 1951.

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Credit: Reprinted courtesy American Airlines, Inc.

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