Letter from a TWA Airline Pilot - Lockheed Constellation DVD
Filmed in the early 1950s, "Letter from a TWA Airline Pilot" is a behind-the-scenes look at early TWA airline operations as Captain Pete Martin and his crew fly passengers across the United States. Special emphasis on Kansas City and New York.
TWA airline Constellation pilot Pete Martin shows us what it is like to work at TWA. He shows us behind the scenes and takes us onboard his Connie flight from Los Angeles to New York La Guardia. However, Pete was on a crew change at Kansas City, Missouri.
We watch how fabulous TWA airline meals are made and served on long flights across the country.
There is a lot of the operation in Kansas City shown in this movie, including crew training.
Pete Martin has 18,000 flying hours and has been a pilot since 1933.
We go through the pre-flight briefing and get ready for takeoff.
Also shown as the flight progresses are the navigational aids of the day.
If you are a TWA airline or Constellation buff, you will enjoy this DVD.
In NTSC DVD format and region-free with a total run time length of 22 minutes in B&W. Please note that because of the age and rarity of these films, quality can vary. Packaged in a clear plastic C-Shell case without paper graphics.