Classical EleganceAbout this photograph
The Lockheed Electra is perhaps the most beautiful plane ever built with its aluminium fuselage. If you look at it closely you can see the ghost of Howard Hughes or Glenn Miller's silhouette emerging. I found this model in the suburbs of San Bernardino in California, parked in a museum car park in the open air, the last stop for this hero of the incredible story of aviation... If it still appears capable of taking off, it is because it is lovingly maintained by the expert hands of Second World War veterans. These photos are not only homage to the machine : they are also a tribute to the men who flew them,to them, the real heroes of this fantastic story...Read more Read less
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