Aircraft Photo of J-BAMC | Lockheed 8E Altair | AirHistory.net #233267
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:J-BAMC
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed Altair
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed Altair
Aircraft Version:Lockheed 8E Altair
C/n (msn):188
Location
Location:Not known
Country:Not known
 
Photo Date:1 January 1932 to 12 April 1937
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID: 233267
Photo Comment

Developed from the Sirius, the Altair was the first Lockheed aircraft with a rectractable undercarriage. Of eleven examples built, two went to the Mainichi Shinbun newspaper in Japan. J-BAMC crashed while landing at Osaka on 12 April 1937 and the pilot was killed. Photo from: ETH-Bibliothek Zürich

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