Aviation Photo #1766786 Douglas DC-7B - Eastern Air Lines (Historical Flight Foundation)

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Del/14/10/1958. After sitting idle for almost 30 years, has been parked at St Paul since the early 1970's. Carlos Gomez and Marc Wolff buy the aircraft and ferry to Miami - Opa Locka (OPF) to restore in its original colors and registration. The airplane has Northwest Airlines DC-10 seats and NWA DC-9 lavatory. Thunder over Michigan 2010. Special thanks to Susana Nateras, Pedro de Alba, Keith L. Mock, was on-board to take a one-hour flight, and Paola Salazar to make this trip possible.
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    André DuPont (Mexico Air Spotters)
    Eastern Air Lines (Historical Flight Foundation)
    Douglas DC-7B
    Douglas DC-7
    Douglas DC-7
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    N836D
    Detroit - Willow Run
    Michigan
    USA
    August 7, 2010
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Anonymous
7 years ago
This is an exquiste photo! And definitely worth more than 5 stars - if it were up to me I'd give a a solid 100 stars...

Capt. Dan
NWA (Retired)
Anonymous
7 years ago
Nice work! The lighting and angle are great. I watching this plane take off from Ecorse Road. Nice to see a YIP/Thunder photo hit the front page of AL.net.
Anonymous
7 years ago
What a gorgeous aircraft. Kudos to the restoration crew. Obviously a labor of love. The old'retro'paintjob is a classic work of art. Modern livery pales by comparison. I'd love to hear those muscular radials roar.

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