Aviation Photo #1390762 Douglas DC-8-53 - KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines

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After her first 14 years spent with KLM as "Sir Isaac Newton", this DC-8 was sold to Viasa in 1975. Although bought by Aeronaves del Peru in 1984, she remained in store at Opa Locka as was broken up next year. We take for granted nowadays a choice of views to shoot thanks to zoom lenses, but it occurs to me that the angle here was forced by my old fixed 200mm
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    Richard Vandervord
    KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
    Douglas DC-8-53
    Douglas DC-8 (Jet Trader/C-24)
    Douglas DC-8 (Jet Trader/C-24)
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    PH-DCI
    London - Heathrow
    England
    United Kingdom
    September 1972
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Anonymous
8 years ago
Wow, what a classic beauty. And a rare action shot. Compliments.

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