Key facts

Lockheed L-1649A Super Star

Numer built: 44 aircraft
In service with Lufthansa: 4 aircraft between 1958 and 1966
Length: 35.42 m (116 ft 2 in)
Wingspan: 45.72 m (150 ft)
Height: 7.15 m (23 ft 5 in)
Engines: 4 x Curtiss Wright turbo-compound 988TC18-EA2
Engine power: 4 x 3,400 hp
Cruise speed: approx. 510 km/h (275 kts)
Ceiling: 7,600 meters (24,928 ft)
Max. load: 34,000 kg (74,800 lbs)
Max. take-off weight: 72,575 kg (159,665 lbs)
Max. landing weight: 55,790 kg (122,738 lbs)
Range: up to 11,300 km (6,102 miles)
Endurance: max. 21 hours
Passenger capacity: max. 99, LH Senator Class 32