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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Delta Air Lines L-1011-250 TriStar

Delta Air Lines had quite a few variations of the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar flying the skies in the 1980s, including this one and this one, and I’ve selected another version for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Appearing below is Delta’s L-1011-250 seat map from 1987. It seated a total of 269 passengers across…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Delta Air Lines L-1011 TriStar (Domestic)

I previously posted an international configuration L-1011 TriStar flown by Delta Air Lines in the 1980s, and here now is one of their domestic versions from the same period for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Seating 32 passengers in First Class and 270 in coach, you’d find me in 3A or 3F up…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Delta Air Lines Lockheed L-1011-500 (International)

I have a fondness in my heart for the many “three-holers” I watched depart O’Hare during my teenage years alongside the runways. While the Boeing 727 is indeed a three-engine aircraft, my greatest appreciation fell with the widebody Douglas DC-10s and Lockheed L-1011s I saw so frequently. For this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps,…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: United Airlines L-1011-500

As part of the $750 million deal when United Airlines purchased Pan Am’s Pacific division in 1985, they acquired 18 of the carrier’s widebody aircraft. For this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps I’ve selected a United Lockheed L-1011-500 TriStar, one the fleet types coming out of that acquisition. I’m sort of surprised at how…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Eastern Airlines L-1011 TriStar

It’s time for another edition of Vintage Airline Seat Maps and I’ve selected the Eastern Airlines Lockheed L-1011 TriStar appearing below. The L-1011 was the DC-10 alternative with both aircraft exhibiting nearly the same design and passenger volume. Eastern Airlines took delivery of the very first L-1011-1 in early April of 1972 and began passenger…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: TWA L-1011-100 TriStar

I selected the Trans World Airlines Lockheed TriStar (TWA) L-1011-100 for this week’s Vintage Airline Seat Map. This is the three-cabin domestic and international version with 18 First Class, 40 Ambassador Class (business class), and 214 coach seats. You’d definitely find me in row 2 if I were in first class (2A probably), row 7,…

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