Les’s Lockheed limousine

LOCKHEED 12A

Few pilots can boast such an elegant family transport as Les Whittlesey with his Lockheed 12A Electra Junior

Les Whittlesey flying his Electra Junior over Lake Matthews, a few miles south-east of Chino Airport in southern California.

When Les Whittlesey decided that he wanted a safe and comfortable classic aeroplane in which to fly his family — wife Susan and daughters Lindy and Allison, named respectively after Charles Lindbergh and the Allison aircraft engine company — he selected the twin-engine Lockheed 12A Electra Junior. It has proved to be an outstanding choice.

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