Posts Tagged ‘Lockheed L-1011’


La Guardia Turns 75: An In-Depth Look at the Airport’s Distinguished History

On the 75th Anniversary of La Guardia Airport's dedication, we take a deep look at its history in this heavily narrated photographic tour.
by Phil Derner Jr.


The Little Airport That Could: La Guardia’s Tri-Jet Heavies

The story of how widebody tri-jets showed up at LGA, and how they drifted away, as told and wonderfully illustrated by planespotters.
by Brian Futterman


Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: Welcome to New York!

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: LaGuardia!
by John F. Ciesla


Covers of Newsday and the Daily News covering the TWA Flight 843 accident.

TWA L-1011 Veers Off the Runway and Catches Fire at JFK: July 30 in Aviation History

A TWA L-1011 aborts takeoff and burns at JFK while all 292 on board escape unharmed, an ANA 727 collides with a Japanese fighter, and more.
by NYCAviation Staff

English: Mounted under the fuselage of a modified Lockheed L-1011, the Orbital Sciences X-34 technology demonstrator is taken aloft for its first captive carry flight. (Photo by NASA/Tony Landis)

Live Video: Pegasus Rocket Launch From an Lockheed L-1011 Airliner at 12:00 PM ET Wednesday

A Pegasus rocket carrying the NuStar spacecraft is set to launch from the belly of a Lockheed L-1011 flying 40,000 feet over the Pacific Ocean at around 12:00 pm ET on Wednesday.
by admin