Commonly known as the 'Electra', it is not to be confused with the earlier Model 10 Lockheed Electra.
|Capacity||80 pax & 20 mail, or 80 crates of express cargo, or 40t of industrial cargo|
30 pax & 60 mail (Combi)
Like the Bristol Britannia, the American Lockheed Electra was only produced in small numbers, as jet airliners of a similar size were more appealing to the large airlines. After they fixed a minor problem with the wings falling off, the L-188 found a niche as a commuter airliner, for cargo, and as the Navy's P-3 Orion.