Aviation Photo #1642417 Douglas DC-8-52 - United Airlines

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United's beautiful DC-8-52 is prepared for departure from SFO. It served UAL from April 1965 until sale as TC-JBZ in October 1980. Three PSA Boeing 727s and a UAL Boeing 720 (left) and another UAL DC-8 (right) in the background, plus a black cloud of unburnt jet fuel at left from a recent take-off!
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    R.A.Scholefield
    United Airlines
    Douglas DC-8-52
    Douglas DC-8 (Jet Trader/C-24)
    Douglas DC-8 (Jet Trader/C-24)
    Douglas
    45693
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    N8060U
    2860
    San Francisco - International
    California
    USA
    September 19, 1970
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Photo Added: January 20, 2010

Comments (4)

Anonymous
7 years ago
I love your "retro" stuff. Keep 'em coming!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Yes a truely nostalgic frame!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Note the nose gear steering angle. Nice work. Atmospheric and nostalgic.
Anonymous
6 years ago
What a classic view, and a classic livery the United Airlines scheme of the 1960s was. Clean, simple, efficent. Very "jet age".

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