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Title Douglas DC-8, N80000, Model Airplane
Date ca. 1955
Collection Aviation Memorabilia Collection
Object Name Model
Catalog Number 1995.80.1
Description 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
Height (in) 6.5
Length (in) 10.5
Width (in) 10
Dimension Details Dimensions taken with stand

Width = Wingspan

Length = Nose to Tail
Provenance This model was probably a gift to Delta from Douglas Aircraft Co., Delta placed its first DC-8 order in 1956, and introduced the world's first DC-8 jet service on September 18, 1959.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Douglas DC-8
Douglas Aircraft Co., 1921-1967
Subjects Model airplanes
Aircraft industry
Credit line Delta Air Lines