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Lockheed Electra
Technical Information

Background
The Electra was Lockheed's first all-metal and twin-engine design by Hall Hibbard. The prototype made its first flight on 23 February, 1934 with Marshall Headle at the controls.

In July 1937, aviatrix Amelia Earhart disappeared in a highly-modified Electra during an attempted round-the-world flight. Prior to the war, Guinea Airways in New Guinea and in Australia with MacRobertson Miller Airlines (MMA) operated Electras.

During World War II, the Electra was designated C-36B, later UC-36B.

Production
Lockheed built a total of 149 Electras
The Electra was produced in several variants, for both civilian and military customers.

Technical Details (Model 10A)
Crew  Two
Engine  2 x Pratt & Whitney R-985-13, 450 hp (340 kW)
Span  55'
Length  38' 7"
Height  10' 1"
Maximum Speed  202 mph
Range  713 miles
Capaicity  10 passengers
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