Why Lufthansa Shelled Out $163 Million to Restore an Iconic ’50s Airliner—and Then Suddenly Pulled the Plug
From flying the rich and famous to smuggling marijuana—two classic Lockheed Starliners take unusual paths to being restored to their former glory.
Each of these iconic aircraft went on the auction block, and some sold for what we now know is a bargain price.
In the wake of the news that Boeing and Embraer are partnering, we look at other fruitful partnerships in aerospace.
Purchased by the current owner just over a year ago, the decrepit plane is once again looking for a new home.
Planes have played pivotal roles in some of the most indelible movie scenes: Cary Grant being chased by an N3N Canary in North by Northwest, Humphrey Bogart convincing Ingrid Bergman to get on the Lockheed 12 Electra Junior at the end of Casablanca, King Kong being attacked by a squadron of Curtiss Helldivers as he […]