Aviation Photo #0368029 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 - Balair

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Under construction at Long Beach, forever "home" of the DC-10. First flight was November 15, 1978. Delivery date was January 31, 1979. Built as DC-10-30, cvt'd to DC-10-30(F) freighter in December 2000. Other serials - OO-LRM with Caledonian Airways, Challengair, & Corsair, PH-MCO with Martinair & McDonnell Douglas Corp, HB-IHK with BalairCTA, and also N526MD with Arrow Air, World Airways, & McDonnell Douglas Finance Corp. Stored at OPF (Opa Locka) on July 20, 2010 as N526MD. Broken-up at OPF in May 2002.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    Balair
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (C-10 Extender)
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (C-10 Extender)
    McDonnell Douglas
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    HB-IHK
    Long Beach - Daugherty Field
    California
    USA
    November 1978
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Photo Added: June 16, 2003

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Anonymous
11 years ago
A plane under construction is often even more impressive than the one in flight! I wish I could be in place of a photographer then. All I could do there is just stare at The Thing with open mouth.
Therefore here come 5stars for you, Frank.

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