Aviation Photo #1123682 Douglas DC-8-61 - United Airlines

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"Capt D. R. - Dick - Petty". Is prototype DC-8-61, and United Airlines' first, seen over numbers landing runway 27 with small titles. Rolled out on January 24, 1966. First flight was March 14, 1966. Delivery date was May 7, 1967. Built as DC-8-61, cvt'd to DC-8-71 in September 1983, and again cvt'd to DC-8-71(F) freighter in March 1992. Other serials - CC-CYQ with Ladeco Cargo, PP-ABS with ABSA Cargo, N8070U with AeroUSA Incorp and GPA - Guiness Peat Avtn, and XA-MAX with MAS Air Cargo. Stored in 2002.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    United Airlines
    Douglas DC-8-61
    Douglas DC-8 (Jet Trader/C-24)
    Douglas DC-8 (Jet Trader/C-24)
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    N8070U
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    San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field
    California
    USA
    July 1977
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