The days of the DC-9 are numbered! Eventually they will be replaced by all of Air Tran's 717's.
Delivered November 14, 1978 to North Central; landing 22R
After a successful 37-year-old career, this veteran Diesel 9 has finally been retired today. Seen here leaving Valencia to Caracas as VH-1201
After over 3 decades of service, this 1979 built jetliner is looking as clean as a brand new plane! Note a "hidden" 757 lifting off in the background. Taken at sunset.
Still blazing a trail of glory after more than 30 years, this old DC-9 takes off for Atlanta. Delivered to Republic Airways in December 1979.
On approach to Chicago O'Hare International Airport in a DC-9-50. Willis (Sears) Tower is seen just in front of the engine. What a beautiful approach!