Aircraft Photo of N109RD | Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader | Douglas | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N109RD
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-8
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-8
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader
Operator / Titles:Douglas
C/n (msn):45674 / 201
Location
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:California, United States
 
Photo Date:February 1964
Photo from:RAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 9364
Photo Comment

This early production convertible DC-8-54F first flew on 1 February 1964 and was initially used by Douglas as a test aircraft and demonstrator. Note the large forward freight door, with windows - indicating its dual role. Sold to Airlift International and delivered 17 June 1964. From Douglas over 40 years ago.

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