Last updated March 31 2017

LOCKHEED L-188A ELECTRA

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Below, postcards from my collection are shown per airline.

Please note that I have no ambition to collect Lockheed Electra postcards a s such, but since I have quite a substantial number of postcards I find it interesting to group them together per aircraft type from a presentation perspective.

Number of postcards: 6

AIR NEW ZEALAND (1)

AMERICAN AIRLINES (2)

CATHAY PACIFIC AIRWAYS (1)

EASTERN AIR LINES (1)

QANTAS (1)

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Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand operated 3 different Lockheed Electra aircrafts between 1959 and 1972.
Registrations used were:

Lockheed L-188A Electra

ZK-TEA, ZK-TEB, ZK-TEC

In the collection 1 of the 3 aircrafts is represented.

ZK-TEB
Construction number 2010, model Lockheed L-188 Electra.
Delivered in December 1959.
In service until May 1972 when it was sold to California Airmotive Inc. New registration became N33506.

Lockheed Electra
ZK-TEB
Air New Zealand
In flight
VC
Airline issued
American Airlines

American Airlines operated 35 different Lockheed Electra aircrafts between 1958 and 1970.
Registrations used were:

Lockheed L-188A Electra

N6101A, N6102A, N6103A, N6104A, N6105A, N6106A, N6107A, N6108A, N6109A, N6110A

N6111A, N6112A, N6113A, N6114A, N6115A, N6116A, N6117A, N6118A, N6119A, N6120A

N6121A, N6122A, N6123A, N6124A, N6125A, N6126A, N6127A, N6128A, N6129A, N6130A

N6131A, N6132A, N6133A, N6134A, N6135A

In the collection 2 of the 35 aircrafts are represented.

N6101A
Construction number 1015, model Lockheed L-188A Electra.
Delivered in November 1958 named Flagship New York.
In service until February 3 1959 when it crashed during landing a landing approach at La Guardia Airport in New York. The aircraft was enroute from Chicago-Midway to New York-La Guardia when the accident happened.

Accident description (Aviation Safety Network)

Lockheed Electra
N6101A
American Airlines
In flight
VC
Airline issued

N6117A
Construction number 1069, model Lockheed L-188A Electra.
Delivered in June 1959 named Flagship Louisville.
In service until May 1970.

Lockheed Electra
N6117A
American Airlines
Tulsa International Airport (TUL)
Oklohoma, U.S.A.
VC
Curteichcolor
(Oklahoma News Co, Tulsa, Okla)
Cathay Pacific Airways

Cathay Pacific Airways operated 2 different Lockheed Electra aircrafts between 1959 and 1967.
Registrations used were:

Lockheed L-188A Electra

VR-HFO, VF-HFN

In the collection 1 of the 2 aircrafts is represented.

VR-HFO
Construction number 1004, model Lockheed L-188A Electra.
Delivered in June 1965.
In service until October 1966 when it was sold to Braniff. New registration became N16816.

Lockheed Electra
VR-HFO
Cathay Pacific Airways
In flight
VC
Airline issued
Eastern Air Lines

Eastern Air Lines operated 40 different Lockheed Electra aircrafts between 1959 and 1977.
I will not list all registrations here, rather add them one by one as they appear in my collection.

Lockheed L-188CF Electra

N5537

In the collection 1 aircraft is represented.

N5537
Construction number 1075, model Lockheed L-188CF Electra.
Delivered in August 1959.
In service until September 1969 when it was sold to Sterling Airways. New registration became SE-FGC.

Lockheed Electra
N5537
Eastern Air Lines
Chicago O-Hare (ORD)
U.S.A.
VC
Dexter Press
Cameo Greeting Cards,
Chicago, Illinois
Qantas Empire Airways

Qantas operated 4 different Lockheed Electra aircrafts between 1959 and 1971.
Registrations used were:

Lockheed L-188A Electra

VH-ECA, VH-ECB, VH-ECC, VH-ECD

In the collection 1 of the 4 aircrafts is represented.

VH-ECB
Construction number 2002, model Lockheed L-188CF Electra.
Delivered in October 1959 named Pacific Explorer.
In service until August 1967 when it was sold to Braniff. New registration became N385AC.

Lockheed Electra
VH-ECB
Cathay Pacific Airways
In flight
VC
Airline issued