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Lockheed 12-A Electra Jr. (C-40D) (UC-40D)

This glistening, low wing, monoplane was the first twin engine built by Lockheed.  Also the first all metal airplane, the C-40 (model 12-A) was the fastest transport airplane in the world.  

It could out-climb and out-fly any other twin, it handled nicely, had power to spare and pilots liked to fly it.  

Night crossings and poor terrain were restricted to twin aircraft in 1934, this created a need for the new Electra.  Big and small businesses like the advantage of landing in many small town airports.  

Many options were offered including: autopilot, partitions, plush seats, couch, lavatory, desk and typewriter.  

The most famous 10E Electra was purchased by Purdue University, for Amelia Earhart.  She and the airplane vanished July 3, 1937 during her around the world flight.  

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