Lockheed L-049

Current Mailing Address

21 Clearview Drive
Stafford Springs, CT  06076

Phone: 860-208-3095

Welcome: We would like to announce our new name & location. The American Museum of Aviation, an Organization Dedicated to Preserving Aviation History, is now moving to Fabulous Las Vegas, NV. We feel this location is an ideal spot for displaying American Aviation History. The amount of travelers and tourists through Las Vegas will bring more visitors of all ages. The move will be completed by late summer of 2011. For more information please save our new web address.


Prop-Liners of America is now a Division of the American Museum of Aviation, Inc.
Email Us

American Museum of Aviation, Inc.
is a 501 ( c ) 3 non-profit organization

Tax ID # 31-1627202

Technical Specifications
First Flight: January 9, 1943
Number Built: 89 were built for commercial & military use
Length: 95 feet  3 inches
Wing Span: 123 feet 
Height: 23 feet  8 inches
Max Take-Off Wt.:

The higher weights resulted from various
structural reinforcements & landing gear
86,250 lbs. Model 049
90,000 lbs. Model 049A
93,000 lbs. Model 049B & C
96,000 lbs. Model 049D
98,000 lbs. Model 049E
Max Landing Wt.: 75,000 lbs.
Empty Wt.: 49,392 lbs.
Max Cruising Speed: 339 mph   295 kts
Normal Cruising Speed: 313 mph   272 kts
Stall Speed: N/A
Service Ceiling: 25,300 feet
Fuel Capacity: 4690 US gallons 
Range: 3995 miles w/maximum fuel load
2290 miles w/maximum payload
Fuel Type: 100/130 octane
Fuel Consumption: 367 gph 4 engine flight plan burn w/max fuel
641 gph 4 engine flight plan burn w/max load
Engines: 4 Wright R-3350  rated at 2200 HP each 
Seating: 60 to 81 passengers
Crew: 4 Pilots 2 to 4 Flight attendents

Engine Specifications

 Wright R-3350-745C18BA-1 

Type: 18 cylinder air cooled radial
Diameter: 56.6 inches
Length: 78.52 inches
Bore: 6.125 inches
Stroke: 6.312 inches
Displacement: 3350 cubic inches
Compression Ratio: 6.5 to 1
Dry Weight: 2884 lbs.
Ignition: Scintilla DLN-9
Fuel Grade: 100/130 octane
Carburation: Bendix # 135091 direct fuel injection
Performance: Take-Off Power 2200 HP @ 2600 rpm
Normal Power 1200 HP @ 1850 rpm