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McDonnell Douglas House Colors
McDonnell Douglas DC-10
Will be released with a special 50th anniversary coin.
The very first DC-10 was rolled out on July 23, 1970. Then vice president Spiro T Agnew and California Governor Ronald Reagan were among the VIPs in attendance as the airplane taxied under its own power to a crowd of over one thousand people. After the roll out McDonnel Douglas received a flurry of sales, with orders and options from Continental, Finnair, Lufthansa, Sabena, and UTA. By this time both American and United had already ordered the aircraft.
The first DC-10 N10DC rolled down a runway and into the skies over Long Beach California for the first time on Saturday, August 19th 1970. The first flight was for 3 hours and 26 minutes before landing at Edwards Air Force Base. The life of the DC-10 had now officially begun. With a total of 386 DC-10’s and 60 KC-10’s made the production came to an end in 1988.
Material: mainly metal
Added to website: 2020-11-13
Brochure / announcement: July 2020