Thursday, May 26, 2011

Found on eBay: Lockheed SST concept (1959)

Artist's impression of Lockheed SST concept from 1959 found on eBay.

Attached press release:
6/17/59 LOS ANGELES: Artist's conception shown could be an airliner of 1965 and as such, according to Hall L Hibbard, Senior Vice President of Lockheed Aircraft, the vehicle could leave London at 11 AM, arrive in New York at 8:20 AM, and get to Los Angeles at 7:45 AM, all in the same morning. The plane might carry 90 passengers at altitudes of 60,000 to 90,000 feet an operate from existing airports.

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