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




Fred
Cox

DC-8 Jet Collection




DC-8-62



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

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