Fred Cox DC-8 Jet Collection – BN DC-8-62

Fred Cox
DC-8 Jet Collection


1/50 Scale

Color Scheme: Delivery Colors – "End of the Plain Plane" Scheme

Registration: None

Composition: A Refinished Douglas Factory Aluminum Model

Dimensions: Length: 37″ (94cm), Wingspan 35.5″ (91cm)

Condition: Excellent

Model History: This model is a refinished Douglas Factory Aluminum Model in Braniff Colors. Acquired on May 2, 2000 from Aeronautical Classics, Alexandria, VA.

Braniff’s DC-8 History: Braniff Airways was created in 1930 by brothers Paul & Tom Braniff. Based in Dallas, the airline served mainly the American Southwest and prospered with the approval of US Air Mail contracts of that era. During 1945-1948 Braniff inaugurated it’s first international service with flights to Mexico and Houston-Havana-Lima service. Along with these new international services came a new name – Braniff International Airways. During the 1950s and 60s Braniff International continued to expand – both w