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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 Douglas DC-8, Model Airplane - 1967-1983

Delta Douglas DC-8, Model Airplane - 1967-1983

Delta Douglas DC-8, model airplane painted in Delta classic widget livery. CFM International decal on engines. Model is plastic without a base. Scale - 1:100

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 Model Airplane -

Delta Douglas DC-8-61 Model Airplane -

Delta DC-8-61, N807E, Ship 807, model airplane painted in classic widget and "Fanjet" livery. The metal floor stand is missing. Scale - 1:50

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 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 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 DC-8, Model Airplane -

Delta DC-8, Model Airplane -

Delta DC-8, Fanjet N818E, Ship 818, Model Airplane. Model is painted in the Classic Delta Widget livery. Scale - 1:150

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 wood base made in 2000. Scale 1:200

Image of Delta Douglas DC-8 Super 61, N807E Ship 807, Model Airplane - 1967-1983

Delta Douglas DC-8 Super 61, N807E Ship 807, Model Airplane - 1967-1983

Douglas DC-8 Super 61, N861DC, model airplane painted in Douglas Aircraft Co. livery. Model is plastic on a 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 Douglas DC-8 Super 61, N807E Ship 807, Model Airplane - 1967-1983

Delta Douglas DC-8 Super 61, N807E Ship 807, Model Airplane - 1967-1983

Delta Douglas DC-8 Super 61, N807E Ship 807, model airplane painted in Delta 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 Douglas DC-8, N80000, Model Airplane - 1967-1983

Douglas DC-8, N80000, Model Airplane - 1967-1983

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 its original Douglas Aircraft Co. metal stand with logo and "DC-8" imprinted. Scale 1:200

Image of Delta Douglas DC-8-51 Model Airplane -

Delta Douglas DC-8-51 Model Airplane -

Delta Douglas DC-8, N807E Ship 807, model airplane painted in the classic widget livery. Floor stand not located. Scale - 1:50

Image of Delta 30th Anniversary Keychain - 1959

Delta 30th Anniversary Keychain - 1959

Goldtone keychain with round fob. One side shows the Delta winged triangle logo, Travel Air and text curving along top: "From Travelaires in 1929." Reverse side shows Delta Royal Jet Service logo, DC-8 silhouette and text: "To DC-8 Jetliners in 1959"

Image of Delta Douglas Super DC-8 Commemorative - ca. 1982

Delta Douglas Super DC-8 Commemorative - ca. 1982

Small wood base with a small metal jet engine blade inserted in top right. Round white metal enamelled disc with Delta widget is glued to top left of base. Brass plate printed with drawing of DC-8-61 in flight and text: "This turbine blade from the compression stage of a Delta Air Lines jet engine was used in scheduled service for approximately 6,500 hours of flight. This is equivalent to 158 trips around the world."

Image of Delta DC-8, Model Airplane -

Delta DC-8, Model Airplane -

Delta DC-8, Fanjet NI306L, Ship 872, Model Airplane. Model is painted in the Classic Delta Widget livery. Scale -1:400

Image of Delta Douglas DC-8 Super 61, N807E Ship 807, Model Airplane - 1967-1983

Delta Douglas DC-8 Super 61, N807E Ship 807, Model Airplane - 1967-1983

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

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 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