Photo Album: "Fly the Friendly Skies!"

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“Back in the days when "Friendships" meant exactly that - United's service was some of the best in the industry in those days!”

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Photo ID: 0436130
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Boeing 727-22
San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN)
USA - California, March 1977
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N7001U (cn 18293/1) United Airlines very first 727 is seen awaiting departure clearance runway 27 to SFO. First flight was February 9, 1963. Delivery date was October 6, 1964. Currently a resident of the Museum of Flight at Everett, Washington state. Very sad to see her in a museum, however is better then the scrapper's axe!
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Photo ID: 0483477
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Boeing 727-100
San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN)
USA - California, March 1977
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N7035U / 7535 (cn 18327/144) Seen in old colors rolling runway 27 wearing four blue stars and "727 Friendship" titles. First flight was May 11, 1965. Delivery date was May 24, 1965. Other serials - YV-763C with Servivensa - Empresa Servicios Avensa, YV-81C with Avensa - Aerovias Venezolana SA, and also N7035U with USAir and Allegheny Airlines. Wears FN 735 with USAir, and FN 7535 with United Airlines. Broken-up during May 1998.
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Photo ID: 0524448
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United Airlines
Boeing 737-222
Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX)
USA - California, March 1977
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N9002U / 9602 (cn 19040/8) "City of Akron". Wears old colors, 4 blue stars & "737 Friendship" titles. Seen over the numbers landing runway 24L. First flight was August 31, 1967. Delivery date was December 29, 1967. Other serials - N9002U with America West Airlines - leased on June 25, 1985 thru October 15, 1985. Last revenue flight was in March 1998. Wears FN 9602 with United Airlines. Broken-up at GWO.
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Photo ID: 0524417
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United Airlines
Boeing 747-122
Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX)
USA - California, March 1977
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N4732U / 8032 (cn 19927/207) Seen in old colors wearing 4 large blue stars & "747 Friendship" titles lining up runway 24L for departure to JFK. First flight was February 14, 1973. Delivery date was March 19, 1973. Registered to United Airlines on March 30. 1988 wearing FN 8032. Stored at MZJ. Broken-up at MZJ in 1999.
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Photo ID: 0527185
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McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10
San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN)
USA - California, January 1977
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N1805U / 3105 (cn 46604/11) United 786 heavy to ORD is seen approaching runway 27 wearing "DC-10 Friendship" & four blue stars. First flight was June 16, 1971. Delivery date was October 29, 1971. Wears FN 3105 with United Airlines. Stored at ADM (Ardmore) in September 1992. Broken-up at ADM in November 1993.
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Photo ID: 0530779
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McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10
San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN)
USA - California, April 1977
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N1817U / 3417 (cn 46616/86) Seen over the numbers landing runway 27 wearing old colors "DC-10 Friend Ship" titles and four blue stars. First flight was February 3, 1973. Delivery date was March 22, 1973. Built as DC-10-10, cvt'd to DC-10-10(F) freighter, and again cvt'd to MD-10-10F freighter in 1999. To FedEx as N383FE named "Cody". Wears FN 383 with FedEx. Stored at GYR while awaiting freighter conversion.
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Photo ID: 0399824
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Douglas DC-8-52
San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN)
USA - California, May 1977
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N8065U / 2865 (cn 45756/230) United 52 heavy to IAD is seen thundering down runway 27 wearing "Blue Stars" colors. Manufactured on June 28, 1965. Delivery date was July 26, 1965. Other serials - 5N-AVS with Intercontinental Airlines - delivered in October 1983 - WFU in September 1983. WFU by United Airlines in 1980, and stored temporarialy at LAS. Broken up at STN during September 1984 as 5N-AVS.
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Photo ID: 0400849
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McDonnell Douglas DC-8-61
San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN)
USA - California, October 1977
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N8078U / 2478 (cn 45946/339) United 786 heavy to ORD is rolling runway 27 wearing "blue stars" colors. Manufactured on January 21, 1968. Delivery date was March 14, 1968. Built as DC-8-61, cvt'd to DC-8-71 in June 1982, and again cvt'd to DC-8-71(F) freighter in April 1992. Other serials - N824BX with Burlington Air Express, BAX Global, ATI - Air Transport International, and Aero Turbine Inc, and also N8078U with GPA - Guiness Peat Aviation and AeroUSA. Has worn FN's 1678 & 2478 with United Airlines. Stored at ROW in January 2002.
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Photo ID: 0506248
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Douglas DC-8-61
San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN)
USA - California, April 1977
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N8072U / 2472 (cn 45812/277) United 786 heavy to ORD is rolling runway 27. First flight was December 31, 1966. Delivery date was February 17, 1968. Built as DC-8-61, cvt'd to DC-8-71 in February 1984, and again cvt'd to DC-8-71(F) freighter in July 1994. Other serials - N500MH with Emery Worldwide, AeroUSA, and Aero Turne Inc, N8072U with LAP - Lineas Aereas Paraguayas - June 1991 thru June 1992, and GPA - Guiness Peat Aviation, and also EI-TLD with Translift Airways - leased June 1992, and GPA. Stored at ROW on December 28, 2002.
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Photo ID: 0527594
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McDonnell Douglas DC-8-61
San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN)
USA - California, October 1977
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N8078U / 1678 (cn 45946/339) United 786 heavy to ORD is approaches runway 27 wearing those old colors. Manufactured on January 21, 1968. Delivery date was March 14, 1968. Built as DC-8-61, cvt'd to DC-8-71 in June 1982, and again cvt'd to DC-8-71(F) freighter in April 1992. Other serials - N824BX with Burlington Air Express, BAX Global, ATI - Air Transport International, and Aero Turbine Inc, and also N8078U with GPA - Guiness Peat Aviation and AeroUSA. Has worn FN's 1678 & 2478 with United Airlines. Stored at ROW in January 2002.
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