Lockheed Super Constellation L-1049 Aviation Tag

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Crafted from a very unique Super Connie, the HB-RSC is one of the very few L-1049 Super Constellations worldwide that are still in service. Delivered on November 1st, 1955, to the Military Air Transport Services, this particular Lockheed Super Constellation L-1049 was used by the USAF until 1962, then used by the Mississippi Air National Guard and then by the Aeromedical Transport Squadron of West Virginia. Right before being shipped off to the boneyard in 1991, a historical association saved it...

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Crafted from a very unique Super Connie, the HB-RSC is one of the very few L-1049 Super Constellations worldwide that are still in service. Delivered on November 1st, 1955, to the Military Air Transport Services, this particular Lockheed Super Constellation L-1049 was used by the USAF until 1962, then used by the Mississippi Air National Guard and then by the Aeromedical Transport Squadron of West Virginia. Right before being shipped off to the boneyard in 1991, a historical association saved it and made it airworthy again. In 2004, it was rechristened the “Star of Switzerland”, given the logo of its then sponsor Breitling and transported to Switzerland. Since 2007, it's been registered under HB-RSC as a historical plane and is a popular photo op at many flying shows. Tags vary in terms of material thickness and color making each Tag unique.

Please Note:Every Tag is unique. Depending on the plane, Tags may vary in terms of haptics, material thickness, and color. Small blemishes bear witness to the plane’s long history and are an authentic reminder of its glory days over the clouds.
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Many times I wish that I was able to fly in a Connie. They are my favorite airliner of days pasted. To bad the FAA has made in difficult for the save a Connie out of Wichita to come to airshows. When it was at a airshow I always gave the group $50.00 to help with maintenance. Told them the couple of gallon of oil in one engine was on me.
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