This has got to be the happiest L1011 ever. Photo by laxramper

This has got to be the happiest L1011 ever. Click for larger. Photo by laxramper

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Oh the days of the smileliner 🙂

I remember when these went into service. It’s amazing that PSA only had intra-California routes at the time.

Rick Horner

In 68-69, a RT ticket from SFO to LAX, $30. Cheap weekend in Disneyland for a sailor in Mare Island Shipyard!

Poor Sailors Airline

It’s “Mother Grinningbird”, one of only two L-1011’s that PSA purchased out of the five they had ordered.

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