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Title Western Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 Model Airplane
Date 1973-1985
Collection Western Airlines Promotional Objects
Object Name Model
Catalog Number 1987.13.2
Description Model of a Western DC-10-10 painted in the orangey-red and white Flying W livery, know as "Swizzle Stick." The model is plastic with a metal and wooden stand. The DC-10 is a three-engine wide-body jet airliner manufactured by McDonnell Douglas. Its most distinguishing feature is the two turbofan engines mounted on underwing pylons and a third engine at the base of the vertical stabilizer. Scale - 1:93
Height (in) 10.75
Length (in) 22
Width (in) 19.5
Dimension Details Dimensions taken with stand

Width = Wingspan

Length = Nose to Tail
Provenance Western Airlines flew the DC-10 from 1973, until merging with Delta in 1987. Western operated the DC-10 over longer domestic routes, especially those to Hawaii and Alaska. Western also used the DC-10s for its brief service to London in 1980-1982.
Search Terms Western Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10
McDonnell Douglas DC-10
Flying W "Swizzle Stick" Aircraft Livery
Subjects Model airplanes
Credit line Western Airlines