October 6, 2022
Lockheed L-188 Electra

9/29/1972: Air Florida Commences Operations

Today in Aviation, Miami-based Air Florida (QH) commenced revenue operations in 1972 using a number of second-hand Lockheed Electras.

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Today in Aviation: Maiden Flight of the Lockheed L-188 Electra

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, The Lockheed L-188 Electra turboprop took its first flight in 1957, two months ahead of schedule. The aircraft was designed by the Californian plane maker Lockheed, after a request from American Airlines (AA) in 1954. The airline wanted a 75 to 100 seat domestic short to medium range airliner. In […]

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