Delivered November 11, 1976 and flying for Eastern Airlines Until May 18, 1985 when it was leased to American Transair so they could operate a short wetlease for Air Algerie. Returned November 15, 1989, Eastern stored the L1011 until it was sold to Delta Airlines as N788DL July 25, 1991, six months after Eastern ceased flying. Sold to Interlease Aviation Group in January 1997 re-registered as N826CR , the Tristar was leased to Tradewinds Airlines. Returned to the lessor in July 2002, the aircraft was broken up at Greensboro, NC in March 2004.
As Mohawk Airlines merged with Allegheny, they added another eight BAC-111s to the fleet bought from Braniff Airways. This aircraft would go to Floridia Airlines in 1984 and be merged into the short lived new Braniff Airways in 1988. Withdrawn with the failure of the airline in 1990, it was sold to Ludlow Industries and stored at Hondo, TX where it was broken up in 2007.
Arriving in front of Toronto's original Terminal 1 which opened February 28, 1964. You could almost always see a few spotters taking advantage of the parking levels and roof for a good view. The building closed April 6, 2004 simutaneously with the opening of the new Terminal 1 that was built adjacent to the old one. It was quickly torn down to make room for more International gates.