Aviation Photo #0570773 Airbus A300B4-103 - Continental Airlines

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Seen over the numbers landing runway 25L from IAH wearing red meatball on tail. First flight was July 26, 1979. Delivery date was November 14, 1979 to Eastern Air Lines. Delivered to Continental Airlines in May 1987. Other serials - F-GBNE with Airbus Industrie, N14980 with Continental Airlines, TC-TKA with Akdeniz Airlines - delivered in May 1995, N209EA with Eastern Air Lines, and also TC-ONK with Onur Air as "Pina" - delivered in February 1996, & Saudi Arabian Airlines. Stored at IST in September 2005.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    Continental Airlines
    Airbus A300B4-103
    Airbus A300
    Airbus A300
    Los Angeles - International
    August 1987
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12 years ago
Nice fresh paintjob--at the time when the meatball turned from black to red. Originally delivered new to EAL 7-26-79; CAL acquired it 5-6-87, three months before this photo was taken. The plane became CAL tail number 980, re-registered as N14980. I think Saudi Arabian airlines has it now.

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