Model, Static, Douglas DC-8-62

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the America by Air exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

Douglas DC-8

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

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of Braniff International Airways

Materials

Plastic

Dimensions

Model: 19 × 94 × 90cm (7 1/2 in. × 37 in. × 35 7/16 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Date

ca. 1973

Physical Description

Plastic display model of a Douglas DC-8-62 airliner in Braniff livery of white color of bottom of fuselage, wings, both sides of horizontal stablizer and all of the engine nacelles; yellow on top and sides upper 2/3 of fuselage with splotches of red and dark blue. 1/50 scale. Circa 1973.

Type

MODELS-Aircraft

Inventory Number

A19761276000

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