Very old DC-8, build in 1969 for Air Canada as DC 8-63 and converted to freighter in 1980. Strectched to a DC-8 78F in 1984.After 25 years of service, in 1994 over to DHL and since 2003 Astar Carg... (more)
"New York Transit" recently arrived in Kingman to be put into storage. Sadly, she will never take to the skies again.
Arriving runway 35
DHL (ASTAR Air Cargo) 1969 Douglas DC-8-73F N801DH (FLT DHL532) climbing out from RWY 25L en route to San Francisco Int'l (KSFO).
What a catch to see this old timer come in at sunset. Gota love LAX
Del/9/2/1969 Former Air Canada as CF-TIK,Air Canada Cargo Express as C-FTIK
DHL915 arriving from Wilmington
Nice to see these old DC-8F's plying the cargo skies. This one seen powering down runway 27R at KFLL
4 blown tires on left main landing gear upon landing on 26L. Also check out damage on left flap. Had about 500 feet of runway to spare!
Beautiful approach to 23 in the sunset sky. Classic!
A bit of a minor correction for DHL915 which is on final for 23