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Picture of the Douglas DC-8-51 aircraft

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Aircraft Taken at
More: Lufthansa (Trans International Airlines - TIA)
More: Douglas DC-8-51
More: New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK)
More: USA - New York, May 1965
Remark Photographer
N8008D (cn 45252/1) 1st DC-8, this plane was leased by numerous airlines
More: Mel Lawrence
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A visitor from Brazil posted Tue December 25, 2012:
Swissair also flew the shortbodied DC8-51 in these days.

A visitor from - posted Wed May 23, 2012:
Nice one; both rare and classical!

A visitor from United States posted Thu January 19, 2012:
Love old time pictures. Nice job!

A visitor from - posted Thu January 19, 2012:
Love anything DC-8

A visitor from - posted Thu January 19, 2012:
Looks terrific, I wonder how that image was kept safe for all these years.

A visitor from - posted Thu January 19, 2012:
Great new info me - a Lufthansa DC8! It looks almost unreal! What are the other airlines you mention (apart from Delta)?

A visitor from Germany posted Thu January 19, 2012:
5 Stars for this history laden picture!
Never knew that LH operated a DC-8. Thanks!

A visitor from Spain posted Mon May 9, 2011:
Mr. Lawrence, thank you! Bring back DC-8's, 707's, DC-9's, 727's, for God's sake. When air travel was magical, and planes had real personality.

A visitor from - posted Thu July 29, 2010:
The nostalgia value is incredible! A great era in commercial aviation.

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