Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation engine start up

This is the Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation "Connie" VH-EAG operated by the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (http://www.hars.org.au/2009/05/the-connie/) firing up engine number 1 at the 2011 Australian Air Show. This was the closing night, Sunday March 6.

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Spectacular Lockheed Super Constellation visual Approach - Paris Air Show 2013 ( HD )
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The ONLY Flying A-26A Counter Invader in the world!! (currently being restored)
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NOVA: B-29 Frozen in Time
Transcripts: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/transcripts/2303b29.html DVD: http://www.amazon.com/NOVA-B-29-Frozen-Darryl-Greenamyer/dp/B000HEWGYW




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