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United Airlines
Douglas DC-8-61
Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE/KCLE)
USA - Ohio, October -, 1981
NwFedEx 757
Registration/Serial No. | Remarks & Notes
N8096U (cn 46040) United DC-8-61 sitting outside the UA hangar back in 1981..Delivered to United in May 1969..It is still flying today..Converted into a freighter and equipped with new CFM 56 engines, this is National DC-8-71F N872CA that visited CLE this week....

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wrench4fred August 23, 2011 at 07:26PM Rating: 10
What a gem, especially like the turning leafs in the background its just around the corner!

Kenneth Koehn August 20, 2011 at 09:49PM Rating: 10
Boy I remember these well. Cool that you shared beore and after pics of the same plane. Wonder how many hours that airframe has after all this time flying.