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Title Delta Convair 880, N880AJ, Cockpit
Date 01/27/1959
Collection Aircraft & Flight Simulators
Object Name Component, Aircraft
Catalog Number 2014.147.1
Description Convair 880 cockpit painted in Delta Classic Widget livery. Cockpit is from the prototype Convair 880 jet:
Model: Convair 880-22
Registration No.: N801TW, changed to N8489H in 1961, and N871TW in 1964
Serial No.: 01
Manufactured Date: January 27, 1959
Artist/Maker Convair Division of General Dynamics Corporation
Provenance Used for test flights by Convair, then in service with Trans World Airlines (TWA) from 1964-1973.

1990-1997: Purchased from Charlotte Aircraft Corp. as Convair 880, N880AJ, S/N 1 cockpit by Heritage Row Museum at Underground Atlanta, with funds contributed by Delta, and refurbished by Delta TechOps aircraft maintenance technicians, led by the Delta Tooling Department.

1997-2014: With closure of Heritage Row Museum, Delta purchased cockpit and loaned it for display at Underground Atlanta's Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau location.

2014: Went on display at the Delta Flight Museum's Hangar 1.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Convair 880
Transcontinental and Western Air (TWA)
Classic Widget Aircraft Livery
Logo, Delta Classic Widget
Subjects Aircraft
Airplanes
Airplane cockpits
Credit line Delta Air Lines