Overview, final assembly Gulf Air TriStar foreground.
Pullback to closeup, Dr.Nabih Asad on balcony Various views of Gulf Air plane.
Here, at Lockheed's final production and flight test center in the California desert, the first L-1011 TriStar for Gulf Air already wears its identifying insignia.
I am Dr. Nabih Asad, an engineer. I have worked with the TriSTar almost from its beginning.
Gulf Air has selected an airplane of advanced technology. The L-1011 has introduced unique engineering accomplishments--its automatic flight, navigation and landing, for example; its. "flying tail" which gives swift and sure response to pilot control; its "quietest" performance among the big, new wide-body transport.
Gulf Air has ordered a new option for its TriStar. A minor modification adds extra fuel for 1,609 kilometres more range, or increased payload.
Stadium shot, Asad in out of Gulf ??? L-1011.
Interiors will be especially luxurious on these Gulf Air TriStars, which will carry only 221 passengers in the spacious cabin which can accommodate as many as 400 persons.
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This TriStar will roll out of the hangar this month (November). After flight test, it will be delivered to Gulf Air which plans to introduce TriStar service on April 1,1976.
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