As I write these lines, the DC-10 is making its final commercial flight, I’ve had the privilege of flying onboard the DC-10 at least once, so I thought I’d share my memories with you.
As I write these lines, and as announced months ago by Biman, the McDonnell-Douglas DC-10 is making its final commercial flight from Dhaka to Birmingham via Kuwait City, and the tweets about this unique final flight are pouring in.
How many of you would like to be on the last DC-10 passenger flight? Or too old of a bird? Have any great DC-10 memories to share?
Call me a geek, but I don’t get tired of watching this commercial for Viasa, the once national airline of Venezuela (not to be confused with today’s Conviasa). I love the music, which is an instrumental version of jingle from another Viasa commercial. It’s full of DC-10s (including one from another airline; fail) and a gorgeous takeoff scene Continue reading “Viasa – DC-10s galore”
Ten questions about many aviation topics such as the DC-10, the Concorde, men-only flights, online booking, and more.
Shortly after the introduction of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 in commercial service, four airlines formed a strategic alliance for maintenance: KSSU. What do those four letters stand for?
A. KLM, Sabena, SAS, UTA
B. KLM, Swissair, SAS, UTA
C. KLM, Swissair, SAS, United
D. KLM, Swissair, Sabena, United
Other than Air France and British Airways, what is the only airline that had its full color scheme painted on a Concorde?
A. Air Canada
B. Braniff International
C. Gulf Air
D. Singapore Airlines
This patriotic commercial was released in 1994, a short time after AeroMexico bought a majority part of AeroPeru. The airline adopted a color scheme and uniforms inspired by AeroMexico. Continue reading “AeroPeru – Count on us”