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Lockheed L-1011 Tristar 200

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Riyadh, Royal Saudi Air Force Museum. New special livery to celebrate the 88th Saudi National Day and promote the Saudi Vision 2030.

Aircraft Data

The Lockheed L-1011 TriStar was the third widebody passenger jet airliner to enter commercial service after the Boeing 747 and McDonnell Douglas DC-10. The Royal Air Force (No. 216 Squadron) operate the L-1011 Tristar as military tanker aircraft

The L-1011-1 designed for short and medium-range flights many were used for the US domestic market. The L-1011-100 had a new center fuel tank that increased the aircraft's range. The L-1011-500 was a longer-range variant and had more powerful engines

Summary data for Lockheed L-1011 Tristar -
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
United States1970250303234 - 400


3 x Rolls Royce RB211-524 Series (42000 - 60600 lbf) turbofan engines.

L-1011-1 RB.211-22 engine . L-1011-200 and L-1011-500 RB.211-524B engine.


Dimensions for Lockheed L-1011 Tristar -
Length (L-1011-500)
Wing Span164 ft. 4 in. (L-1011-500)
Height554 ft. 4 in. (L-1011-500)
Empty Weight232,747 lbs. (L-1011-500)
Max Weight510,000 lbs. (L-1011-500)


Performance of Lockheed L-1011 Tristar -
Max Speed605 mph
Cruise Speed550 mph
Ceiling43,000 ft.
Normal Range6,340nm (L-1011-500)
Max Range7,000nm (L-1011-500)

Updated 30th January 2009

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Lockheed L-1011 Tristar 200

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