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Emery DC8s & DC10s  
User currently offlineAirlineguy From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 348 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 1 month ago) and read 1002 times:

I know Emery shut down most if not all of their airnetwork. What happened to there DC8s and DC10s? Are they parked? For sale? Scrapped...I know some of the 8s where dogs.

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User currently offlineClassic707 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 548 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (12 years 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 965 times:

I counted 8 of the DC-10s in San Antonio at Boeing's facility there, I took some pictures, but I haven't gotten them developed yet.

User currently offlineKarl From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 940 times:

Most of the DC-8s are in storage. Emery did not own all of them. They have been returned to the lessors. Some have been sold to an outfit that I think is a leasing company. Two of the 63s have gone to South America and at least two of the 70s went to Air Transport Intl and one 62 has gone to MK Air Cargo. Two 63s went to Murray Aviation last summer. I too had heard that a lot of the eights were in bad shape.

User currently offlineN907CL From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 255 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (12 years 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 886 times:

Get your cameras ready for an Ex-Emery DC-8-73 for Cygnus Air.


Brian
User currently offlineHlywdCatft From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 5321 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (12 years 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 874 times:

Murray Aviation at Willow Run?

I've been seeing classic DC-8s flying into Willow Run again lately, havent seen much of them since Zantop and Kalitta no longer use them.


User currently offlineFlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (12 years 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 852 times:

A few Sundays ago, I saw two ex-Emery DC-8-70s at Kingman. They were in the process, I believe, being "concooned". They were in pretty decent shape to me, at least. Regards.


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User currently offlineOuboy79 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 4567 posts, RR: 23
Reply 6, posted (12 years 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 795 times:

As was stated a couple went to BAX/ATI and can be seen in TOL daily. From what i'm told, they were used to retire the remain -6Xs that were in the dedicated BAX fleet...but the passenger/combi -6Xs are still around.

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