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Alaska Airlines Lockheed Starliner N7316C, 1960s


    Scenes of an Alaska Airlines Lockheed Starliner (N7316C) landing and taxiing on a snowy runway at Kotzebue, Alaska, in the 1960s. The Starliner developed out of the Lockheed Super Constellation. According to aviation expert Ralph Pettersen, the aircraft is actually an L1649A Starliner, which was an L1049 Super Constellation with a totally re-designed wing and more powerful versions of the R3350 engine; It was the last of the Constellation line and only 44 were built due to the imminent introduction of the jet airliner in the late 1950s. (1:46).

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