By Dominique Breffort
Designed previous to global conflict after targeted standards from the yankee multi-millionaire Howard Hughes, the Lockheed Constellation is widely known this day as one of many best flying computer ever outfitted. As a civilian airplane, it's been the 1st airliner in a position to move the Atlantic Ocean non cease, however it additionally has had a good army occupation, due to its magnificent features which allowed it to meet missions of digital war and AWACS
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It was sold to a Brazilian campany which scrapped it in 1969. :_-+ -t- - -+ Lockheed L-049-51-26 lc/n 2061) 'NC88861' belonging to PM. This plane which was part of the large order placed by Pan Am in the spring of 1946, was first called 'Clipper Atlantic' then 'Clipper Winged Arrow'. It inaugurated the Far-East route to Hong Kong via Calcutta and Bangkok, as well as the first section of Pan Am's round-the-world route. It was then transferred to Cubana in 1953 then sold to EI AI in December 1955 which used it until 1962 when it was parked at Tel Aviv whilst waiting to be handed over to the Heyl Ha'Avir (Israeli Air Force) before being finally destroyed in the middle of the sixties.