Aviation Photo #1127682 Boeing 747-151 - Northwest Orient Airlines

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Northwest 24 heavy to MSP is seen lining up runway 24L - their first 747! First flight was November 7, 1969. Delivery date was April 30, 1970. Registered to Northwest Orient on May 13, 1970 wearing FN 601. Other serials - N601US with Northwest Airlines wearing FN 6601. Last revenue flight with Northwest Airlines was on September 25, 2000. Stored at MXE (Maxton) as N601US, & was eventually broken-up. Her cockpit/nose section is preserved in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, in Washington D. C.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    Northwest Orient Airlines
    Boeing 747-151
    Boeing 747-100
    Boeing 747-100
    Boeing
    19778
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    N601US
    Los Angeles - International
    California
    USA
    September 1977
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