resting on the ramp on a rainy and cloudy day
Bob Proctor photo/Jon Proctor Collection
My highlight of the day. Although I have flown on the DC8 when I was a kid, this is my first spotting of this old bird.
The good news: we had a DC8 at ZRH. The better news: it took off exactly when we were on the terrace. The best news: it took off RWY 16!!
A visitor from the past! Nice to see some classic aircraft from time to time.
From this perspective it looks like this old lady is not far away from a tailstrike as she leaves ZRH for Gander... (Built in 1969; flew as a freighter with Austrian Air Transport, Cargolux, Air I... (more)