|Title||Delta Convair 880, N880AJ, Cockpit|
|Collection||Aircraft & Flight Simulators|
|Object Name||Component, Aircraft|
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|
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.
Delta Air Lines
Transcontinental and Western Air (TWA)
Classic Widget Aircraft Livery
Logo, Delta Classic Widget
|Credit line||Delta Air Lines|