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Lockheed L-188 Electra (C-FLXT)
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Lockheed L-188 Electra (C-FLXT)

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Diana Rose
Super Snap!
Christos Psarras
What a classic!
serge LOTH
Is the pod for Fire fighting ,or additionnal cargo?? Nice picture of an excellent Loockeed plane..
frank theriault
Beautiful!
ROBERT MILLS JR
Excellent aircraft engineering.
When loitering, this aircraft would shut down and feather its outboard engine propellers.
Flew in the Navy version of this (P3-C Orion) several times during attendance at SPJC,
Clearwater Campus while studying Aeronautical Engineering, out of KPIE.
Previously flew on the Civilian version (Lockheed Electra) on Air Florida out of KPIE (St. Petersburg, FL) when I was 13 or so to Miami (KMIA), before AF was flying 737-200s.
jthyland
P-3 driver also, an easy airplane to love.
Gary Lufkin
Yes, that is an Air Tanker to fight fires... <3
ken kemper
What a great shot and sexy plane..............

Nice job Hamza
21voyageur
@serge LOTH

I think that the letters "SPRAY" on the fuselage kind of answer your question.
Mark Harris
C-FLXT Air Spray (1967) Ltd Lockheed L-188C Electra is a Canadian fire-fighting aircraft built in 1962, currently based at Edmonton, Alberta.
Alan Brown
Great photo. Whether it is a firefighter or a passenger plane, I still feel that the prop planes are just better looking than a lot of the jet jobs. I used to enjoy the Convair 580 that Frontier flew over the short range jets to Grand Junction in Colorado. Was also a crew dog on C130s in Nam.
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