Evening Star<br> By Mike Machat<br>
Evening Star
By Mike Machat
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Evening Star<br> By Mike Machat<br>

Limited Edition: $95
Framed Limited Edition: $785

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Image Size: 23.25" x 13.75"
Paper Size: 29.5" x 22"

Plane Type: Lockheed Model 1049G Constellation

The absolute zenith of the piston era, Lockheed's Model 1049G Constellation epitomized elegant air travel during the mid-1950's. Inbound from Europe, Trans World Airlines Ambassador Flight 863 originating in Frankfurt, Germany operated as "through service", and became Flight 269 to Los Angeles. Enjoying a magnificent view of the San Bernardino Mountains at dusk, the "Star of Windsor" enters Los Angeles airspace. As the last glow of daylight fades from the eastern sky, a lone star appears visible above the horizon. Whether it is this elegant airliner's namesake, or the lone celestial body, on this Christmas Eve, Saturday December 24, 1955, it is indeed a very special "Evening Star".

Evening Star by Mike Machat(Constellation: TWA:)@vbader.com


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