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

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"Capt D. R. - Dick - Petty". Is the prototype DC-8-61, & United Airlines' 1st is seen over numbers landing runway 27 with small titles. Rolled out Jan 24, 1966. First flight was Mar 14, 1966. Delivery date was May 7, 1967. Built as DC-8-61, cvt'd to DC-8-71 in Sept 1983, & again cvt'd to DC-8-71(F) freighter in Mar 1992. Other serials - CC-CYQ with Ladeco Cargo, PP-ABS with ABSA Cargo, N8070U with AeroUSA Inc and Guiness Peat Avtn, and also XA-MAX with MAS Air Cargo. Stored in 2002 as XA-MAX.
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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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