Lockheed L-1011 TriStar: Economy Class Seating Cross-Sections

During the early 1960s, Lockheed Corporation, now part of Lockheed Martin, had retreated from the civil airliners market because of recurring problems and early-life crashes of the Lockheed L-188 Electra, the first large turboprop airliner produced in the United States. In response to interest by American Airlines and other airlines that wanted an aircraft smaller […]

Song on Saraswathi in Raga Yaagapriya: Kalaavati Kamalaasana Yuvati

Muthuswami Dikshitar (1775–1834 A.D.), the youngest of the trinity of South Indian Carnatic Classical composers, composed the following in veneration to Goddess Saraswathi, the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts and science. Kalaavati Kamalaasana Yuvati is in raga Yaagapriya and Aditala. Lyrics Pallavī Kalāvatī kamalāsanayuvatīKalyānam kalayatu Sarasvatī Anupallavī BalābalāmantrārṇarūpiṇīBhāratī mātṛkāśarīriṇīMalālividārīṇī vāgvāṇīMadhukaraveṇī viṇāpāṇī Charaṇam Sarad-jyotsnāśubhrākārāŚaśivadanā kāśmīravihārāVarā […]