The Lockheed L-1011 TriStar - "A Magnificent Machine" A favorite among Pilots and Fight Attendants. Passengers loved riding in it, thanks to a unique engine configuration that reduced sound in the cabin. Flight crews appreciated its extra-wide aisles and overhead bins. But it was TriStar’s pilots who had access to its most thrilling feature: an advanced fly-by-wire automatic flight control system (AFCS). Join us as we talk about one of Eastern's most controversial and most loved aircraft. Flight 343 departs the Gate Monday, November 27th at 7:00 pm. See you onboard. .