An outstanding set of Electra profiles from Simon Glancey
Author: Simon Glancey
Submitted by: bks-ambassador   Date: 03-05-2007
Comments: (9)   Ratings:

The Lockheed L-188 Electra in Profile

by Simon Glancey
AN172PS, PSA Pacific Southwest Airlines, 1962


N5532, Eastern Air Lines, 1963

N5535, Eastern Air Lines, 1973 (hockey-stick livery)


N7139C, Western, 1959


N9701C, Braniff International, 1973 (green livery)



N9704C, Braniff International, 1967 (blue livery)


N9706C, Braniff International, 1970 (orange livery)


N9707C, Braniff International Airways, 1962


N9709C, Braniff International, 1968 (red livery)

N9710C, Braniff International, 1967 (ochre livery)

PH-LLD Jupiter, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, 1966

VH-ECD Pacific Enterprise, QANTAS, 1961

VH-TLC Charles Sturt, TAA Trans Australia Airlines, 1960


VR-HFN, Cathay Pacific, 1965


VH-RMA, Ansett-ANA, 1966

You can order prints of these and Simon's other fine work at his website www.wwrgallery.co.uk.


by Simon Glancey

Member Comments :

comment by: aro757 posted on 03-05-2007 #3258
Simon, as usual, you did a great job here. I specially like the Braniff jellybeans. Keep up the good work.

ahmed
comment by: Slow modeler posted on 03-05-2007 #3260
Truly fantastic work from you again Simon.

Juha
comment by: convaircrazy posted on 03-05-2007 #3261
Great job on these! Any Northwest coming?
comment by: Andrew posted on 03-08-2007 #3263
Very Nice! The Cathay and Braniff are wonderful.
comment by: global707 posted on 03-11-2007 #3287
Good Job!!! Now we need National and American. And the Original Golden Falcon Electra
Eastern colors.
comment by: craviola990 posted on 03-11-2007 #3289
BEAUTIFUL! GORGEOUS! Christian
comment by: Rob posted on 03-13-2007 #3295
Great work on a great plane. Another nice color scheme was the TEAL Electra's (Air New Zealand these days)
comment by: bks-ambassador posted on 03-14-2007 #3296
Thanks for all the very complimentary words. Looks like I need to do some more then...!

Simon
comment by: Braniff2 posted on 04-03-2007 #3422
Fantastic!!!.....one of the few artist to capture, exactly, the quirky shape of the Electra!!...Boy did the Braniff and Eastern Hockey Stick Electras bring back wonderful memories of my youth. Flew them (Braniff) MANY times.

Those were the days...

Braniff2