Aviation Photo #0480961 Douglas DC-8-51 - Delta Air Lines

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This DC-8 Fanjet will be departing to LAX DFW & ATL. She's seen holding short runway 27 for landing traffic, a United Airlines DC-8-61 from ORD. Manufactured on September 8, 1959. Delivery date was November 11, 1959. Built as DC-8-11, cvt'd to DC-8-12 on November 11, 1959, & again cvt'd to DC-8-51 in October 1963. Other serials - N806E with FB Ayer & Associates and Navaero Aviation. Wears FN 806 with Delta Air Lines. Stored at MZJ (Marana) as N806E, & was broken-up in June 1986.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
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7 years ago
Beautiful! many trips i flew on delta's dc-8s, even to san diego! in fact i flew on delta's original dc-8s before the fanjets!

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