Elvis Presley’s larger than life character was matched with the way he traveled. His choice of air transportation included two private jets taken on in 1975 in the form of a Convair 880 and Lockheed JetStar. Let’s take a look at these two planes of the legendary rock and roll star.
The Convair 880 went by the name of the Lisa Marie, after Presley’s daughter. It was purchased from Delta Air Lines for $250,000 (≈$1.2 million today) in April 1975. However, refurbishing brought the total cost to more than $600,000 (≈$2.9 million today). The music artist then hopped to the skies on the plane in November of that year.
The interior was modified with elegant sleeping quarters, a penthouse bedroom with a custom queen size…