aircraft pages

Some of my aircraft pages

Baji J. Ram Rao
16:39 +0530 Sat. 26-Nov-2016

15:06 Sat. 02-Feb-2008
The Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleißheim is an aircraft museum at the site of a first world war airfield with maintenance hangar, constructed by the Königlich-Bayerische Fliegertruppen (Royal Bavarian Flying Corps) between 1912-19.

10:00 Sun. 03-Feb-2008
My encounter with and close look at a Lockheed Super Constellation aircraft -- my favorite piston-engined propeller-driven airliner, on Sat. 2nd Feb. 2008, at Flughafen München(Franz Josef Strauss International Airport, Munich), Bavaria, Germany.

18:50 Sat. 10-Jun-2009
Evolution of instruments and controls in the passenger airliner from manual mechanical cable controls and instruments with needles and painted graduations to complete computer controls with CRT-monitor and LCD-monitor based displays (the glass cockpit).

11:30 Wed. 21-Apr-2010
The Lockheed Constellation carried the sobriquet of, “most beautiful airliner in the world”.
It was one of the world’s early large airliners, propelled by petrol-fueled, radial piston engines driving propellers.

09:48 Sat. 16-Feb-2013
The western world’s first operational supersonic jet bomber could exceed 2,450 km/h or Mach2, carrying nuclear weapons. It served the United States Air Force’s Strategic Air Command (SAC) from 1960-1970.

19:50 Sun. 28-Apr-2013.
Ten Minutes To Live -- a Dec-1965 mid-air collision between a TWA 1962 Boeing 707-131 and an Eastern Airlines 1953 Lockheed L.1049C Super Constellation over Carmel, New York.

10:45 Fri. 05-May-2013
1961-1983. End of life assignment for nine retired Air India Super Connies: Maritime Reconnaisance.

07:00 Wed. 19-Mar-2014
The Boeing 377 Stratocruiser was a post World War II airliner, derived from the Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber. First flown on 8th July 1947, a total of 55 Stratocruisers were built for airline use.