Model, Static, Douglas DC-8-62, Braniff International

Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

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