The "Empress of Sydney" was CP Air's second DC-10. It was delivered July 19, 1979 in full Varig colors for a lease the same month after acceptance checks were finished. PP-VMG with Varig, the aircraft returned June 1980 painted in CP Air orange.
CP Air's second DC-10 was originally christened "Empress of Sydney". By the time it was painted up to promote Vancouver's 1986 World Fair (Expo 86), the DC-10s were named after Canadian Provinces. Last flying freight with DAS Air Cargo, it was withdrawn from use in late 2007.
This DC-10 Spaceship was delivered to Western Airlines June 12, 1973. Merged into Delta Airlines' fleet in April 1987 after Delta bought Western. Sold to World Airways in March 1989 as Delta was committed to the Lockheed L1011 as it's wide body tri-jet.