Aviation Photo #0565627 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 - Laker Airways Skytrain (Air Algerie)

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"Western Belle". Laker 1 heavy wears "Air Algerie" titles from prior lease. Will route LAX-JFK-LGW. First flight was September 6, 1972. Delivery date was November 16, 1972. Other serials - N916CL with Capitol International Airways - lsd May 1982, World Airways - lsd October 1984, & Arrow Air - lsd April 1984, N171AA with American Airlines - del on January 20, 1987, & Hawaiian Air - lsd in 1994, 1995, & 1996, and also N546FE with FedEx - ntu. Stored at MHV in 2002. Broken-up on September 21, 2002.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    Laker Airways Skytrain (Air Algerie)
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (C-10 Extender)
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (C-10 Extender)
    McDonnell Douglas
    46906
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    Los Angeles - International
    California
    USA
    October 1977
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Anonymous
11 years ago
In memorium of Freddie Laker!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great Subject! "SkyTrain" just sounded cool.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Takes me back to my trip to LA (West Imperial) on Skytrain. Don't know about routing via New York, though. We came in through BGR (& wasted hours in the process!)

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