• Short Summary

    THIS IS DELTA AIR LINE'S FIRST NEW LOCKHEED 100 HERCU AIR FREIGHTER WHICH BEGINS SCHEDULED ALL-CARGO SERVICE SEPTEMBER 15.

  • Description

    THIS IS DELTA AIR LINE'S FIRST NEW LOCKHEED 100 HERCU AIR FREIGHTER WHICH BEGINS SCHEDULED ALL-CARGO SERVICE SEPTEMBER 15. IT WILL SERVE CHICAGO, ATLANTA, ORLANDO, AND MIAMI. THE BIG PROJET CAN AIRLIFT UP TO 25 TONS OF FREIGHT. DELTA'S NEW ADVANCED VERSION COMES FROM THE WORLD-FAMOUS HERCULES AIR FREIGHTER FAMILY NOTED FOR RELIABILITY. THE AIRCRAFT TAXIS BY OTHER HERCULES ON THE FLIGHT LINE FROM WHICH 900 HAVE FLOWN AWAY.

    TESTS OF ITS UNIQUE CARGO LOADING AND UNLOADING SYSTEM CONFIRM THAT AIR FREIGHT SHIPPERS WILL SAVE HOURS OF GROUND HANDLING TIME.

    PALLETIZED OR CONTAINERIZED SHIPMENTS ARE EASILY ROLLED OUT OF THE HUGE CARGO COMPARTMENT IN MINUTES....
    THE FLEXIBLE, SIMPLE CASTERIZED TRANSPORTERS THAT MAKE UP THE MOBILE PLANESIDE DOCK ARE DISCONNECTED FROM EACH OTHER TO QUICKLY DELIVER IN-BOUND SHIPMENTS AND ON-LOAD OUTBOUND CARGO. IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES, DELTA'S FAST FREIGHTER IS ON ITS WAY...

    CAPABLE OF HANDLING ARTICLES AS LARGE AS 40 FEET BY EIGHT FEET BY EIGHT FEET BY NOVEMBER THREE LOCKHEED 100s WILL SERVE ELEVEN CITIES STRETCHING FROM BORDER-TO-BORDER AND COAST-TO-COAST.....

    ADDING ANOTHER DELTA FIRST...THIS TIME A SIGNIFICANT NEW DEVELOPMENT IN AIR CARGO SERVICE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA374A1DN5D8VP729M1383HONBA
    Media URN:
    VLVA374A1DN5D8VP729M1383HONBA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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