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Name Douglas DC-8

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Image of Delta DC-8 Royal Jet Service is for Everybody - 10/1959

Delta DC-8 Royal Jet Service is for Everybody - 10/1959

Full-color magazine advertisement. Title/Subtitle: "Delta DC-8 Royal Jet Service is for Everybody / Deluxe First Class and Thrifty Supercoach." Text: "Passengers on Delta's initial DC-8 Royal Jet Service flights between Atlanta and New York will be quick to recognize that a new standard of luxury and comfort have been established in this swift moving Jet Age. World's newest, largest true jetliner, the DC-8 is years ahead in design and decor. Quiet, vibration-free cabins of new beauty and spaciousness feature the accomodations for both first class and supercoach passengers. Cruising at nearly 600 mph, these luxurious jetliners provide a host of new conveniencesand sustantially more individ

Image of Delta Royal Jet Service Playing Cards - 1965

Delta Royal Jet Service Playing Cards - 1965

Red deck of playing cards with blue/red/white Delta Royal Jet Service logo. White text: BEST THING THAT EVER / HAPPENED TO AIR TRAVEL / DELTA DC-8 AND 9 FANJETS / AND CONVAIR 880 JETLINERS

Image of Delta Douglas Brake Gauge - 1959-mid 1970s

Delta Douglas Brake Gauge - 1959-mid 1970s

This Delta Douglas Brake Gauge made of aluminum was an aircraft brake wear pin indicating tool. Mechanics used it to make an accurate check of brake wear on Douglas DC-8 and DC-9 aircraft during all phases of maintenance. Engraved on back with Part Number 10M-13130 and "Tyson 371."

Image of Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3 Engine - 1967-1983

Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3 Engine - 1967-1983

Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3 aircraft engine from a Delta Douglas DC-8-61 jet.

Image of Delta Douglas DC-8-61 Fanjet Model Airplane - 1970s

Delta Douglas DC-8-61 Fanjet Model Airplane - 1970s

Delta Douglas DC-8-61 Fanjet, N807E, Ship 807 (registration and Delta fleet number belong to a DC-8-11/-51) model airplane. Plastic model with decals of Delta's classic widget livery. The metal floor stand is missing. Scale - 1:50

Image of Delta Douglas DC-8-51 Fanjet, N807E, Ship 807 Model Airplane - late 1960s

Delta Douglas DC-8-51 Fanjet, N807E, Ship 807 Model Airplane - late 1960s

Delta Douglas DC-8-51 Fanjet, N807E, Ship 807 model airplane. Metal model with decals of Delta's classic widget livery. Metal floor stand is missing. Scale - 1:50

Image of Delta Douglas DC-8-51 Fanjet, N807E, Ship 807 Model Airplane - late 1960s

Delta Douglas DC-8-51 Fanjet, N807E, Ship 807 Model Airplane - late 1960s

Delta Douglas DC-8-51 Fanjet, N807E, Ship 807 model airplane. Metal model with decals of Delta's classic widget livery. Floor stand not located. Scale - 1:50

Image of C.E. Woolman's Douglas DC-9 and DC-8 Desk Set - 05/01/1965

C.E. Woolman's Douglas DC-9 and DC-8 Desk Set - 05/01/1965

Desk set has polished black marble base, two black pens in metal holders and two small silvertone metal model airplanes: a Douglas DC-9 and a Douglas DC-8. Metal plaque on base is engraved: C.E. Woolman / Yesterday, Today and Forever / Forty Years of Friendship / May 1, 1965 / [signed] Donald W. Douglas

Image of Douglas DC-8, N80000, Model Airplane - ca. 1955

Douglas DC-8, N80000, Model Airplane - ca. 1955

DC-8 model airplane in Douglas Aircraft Co. livery. Model is marked with fake registration number "N80000." Model is diecast metal with decals. It has been removed from its original Douglas Aircraft Co. metal stand and installed on a custom wood base for display in Delta CEO Office in 2000. Scale 1:200

Image of Delta Douglas DC-8 Super 61 Fanjet Model Airplane - ca. 1967

Delta Douglas DC-8 Super 61 Fanjet Model Airplane - ca. 1967

Delta Douglas DC-8-61 Fanjet, N807E Ship 807, model airplane in Delta classic widget livery. Livery on tail notes it as a "Delta Fanjet." Model is metal on a round black plastic base with gold embossed words: "Douglas DC-8 Super 61." Scale - 1:160

Image of [Delta and Coca-Cola] - 2007

[Delta and Coca-Cola] - 2007

Mixed media painting by artist Steve Penley, representing the relationship between Delta Air Lines and The Coca-Cola Company with depictions of early Coke service on Delta flights in 1940, Delta aircraft and both companies' branding.

Image of Delta DC-8-61 Fanjet, N1306L, Ship 872 Model Airplane -

Delta DC-8-61 Fanjet, N1306L, Ship 872 Model Airplane -

Delta DC-8-61 Fanjet, NI306L, Ship 872, model airplane. Diecast metal model in Delta's classic widget livery. Rolling rubber wheels. Scale - 1:400

Image of Delta DC-8-51 Fanjet, N818E, Ship 818 Model Airplane -

Delta DC-8-51 Fanjet, N818E, Ship 818 Model Airplane -

Delta DC-8-51 Fanjet, N818E, Ship 818 model airplane. Model with decals in Delta's classic widget livery. Scale - 1:150

Image of Delta Spanner Wrench - ca. 1959-1989

Delta Spanner Wrench - ca. 1959-1989

Delta spanner wrench used to loosen and tighten air conditioning and pneumatic duct connectors on Delta's Douglas DC-8 aircraft.

Image of Delta DC-8 Nose Gear Jack Pad    - ca. 1959

Delta DC-8 Nose Gear Jack Pad - ca. 1959

Delta Douglas DC-8 nose gear jack pad made by an aircraft maintenance technician at Delta's Jet Base, today's Technical Operations Center (TOC) in Atlanta.

Image of Delta Landing Gear Socket Wrench - ca. 1959

Delta Landing Gear Socket Wrench - ca. 1959

Delta Douglas DC-8 main landing gear socket wrench made by an aircraft maintenance technician at Delta's Jet Base, today's Technical Operations Center (TOC) in Atlanta. Tool number: 10 M289

Image of Delta Douglas DC-8 Super 61 Fanjet Model Airplane - ca. 1967

Delta Douglas DC-8 Super 61 Fanjet Model Airplane - ca. 1967

Delta Douglas DC-8-61, N807E, Ship 807 model airplane in Delta's classic widget livery. Livery on tail notes it as a "Delta Fanjet." Model is plastic on a black plastic base with gold embossed words: "Douglas DC-8 Super 61." Scale - 1:160

Image of Delta Douglas Fanjet DC-8 Super 61 Model Airplane - ca. 1967

Delta Douglas Fanjet DC-8 Super 61 Model Airplane - ca. 1967

Delta Douglas DC-8-61 Fanjet, N807E, Ship 807 model airplane in Delta's classic widget livery. Model is plastic on a black plastic base with gold embossed words: "Douglas DC-8 Super 61." Scale - 1:160

Image of Douglas DC-8 Super 61 Model Airplane - ca. 1967

Douglas DC-8 Super 61 Model Airplane - ca. 1967

Douglas DC-8-61, N861DC plastic model airplane in Douglas Aircraft Co. house livery. Round black plastic base with gold-embossed words: "Douglas DC-8 Super 61." Scale - 1:160

Image of Douglas DC-8, N80000 Model Airplane -

Douglas DC-8, N80000 Model Airplane -

DC-8 model airplane in Douglas Aircraft Co. livery. Marked with fake registration number "N80000." Model is diecast metal with decals. It has its original Douglas Aircraft Co. metal stand with logo and "DC-8" imprinted. Scale 1:200