This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
The first three series of DC-8s were powered by Pratt & Whitney JT3C or JT4A turbojets. More efficient JT3D turbofans powered the Series 50 and 60. Over 100 aircraft were re-engined in the 1980s as DC-8-70s with highly efficient CFM56 high-bypass turbofan engines.
Gift of Braniff International Airways