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Jürgen Schellingvisits the iconic Swiss Super Constellation as it returns to airworthiness. Pictures by Uwe Stohrer


The starboard inner Wright Duplex-Cyclone was removed for maintenance.
Work to restore Super Constellation ‘Star of Switzerland’ to flying condition is nearing completion at Zurich Airport.

“3,000-plus members believe that Sierra-Charlie is the most beautiful aircraft in the world. The association has a Permit to Fly with up to 35 passengers – but each would-be flyer must have been a member for at least a year”

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