Monday, June 14, 2021

L-1011 Stargazer still making history

Stargazer © U. S. Space Force

The U. S. Space Force successfully launched the Tactically Responsive Launch-2 (TacRL-2) mission on a Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base on June 13 at 4:11 a.m. EDT, delivering a technology demonstration satellite to Low Earth Orbit.

Nice to see the L-1011 Stargazer alive and kicking!

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

L-1011 Flight Report by Sam Chui

Thai Sky L-1011 © Sam Chui

Thai Sky Airlines, founded in 2004, was one of the last airlines in the world to set up an operation of scheduled flights using the L-1011. They had a fleet of two ex-Delta TriStars: HS-AXA and HS-AXE.

Sam Chui, a well-known aviation photographer and blogger, had the chance to fly this airline and shared a very interesting flight report on his blog.

Sam Chui Aviation & Travel: Flying on Thai Sky Airlines TriStar L-1011

Monday, November 16, 2020

50 years of the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar by Key.Aero

Key.Aero published an article evoking the 50 years since the first flight of the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar.

N1011 © Jon Proctor