FT Fleet Count



Fred
Cox

DC-8 Jet Collection





FLYING
FLYING LINE /
FLYING TIGERS

DC-8

Fleet
Count

DOUGLAS
FACTORY DELIVERIES

MSN/LINE#
SERIES
REGISTRATION
DELIVERED
DISPOSED
REMARKS
45818/242
55F
N802SW
11/13/65
10/17/69
SEABOARD
WORLD AIRLINES (SWA) – NOT TAKEN UP; DELIVERED TO FLYING TIGER LINE & IMMEDIATELY
LEASED TO SEABOARD WORLD 11/13/65; SUBLEASED TO DOUGLAS AIRCRAFT 1/22/69-4/2/69;
FLYING TIGER SOLD TO INTERNATIONAL AERODYNE & SWA CONTINUED TO LEASE 10/17/69
45821/255
55F
N803SW
3/17/66
11/3/69
SEABOARD
WORLD AIRLINES (SWA) – NOT TAKEN UP; DELIVERED TO FLYING TIGER LINE 3/17/66 &
IMMEDIATELY LEASED TO SEABOARD WORLD 3/18/66; FLYING TIGER SOLD TO INTERNATIONAL
AERODYNE & SWA CONTINUED TO LEASE 11/3/69
45816/236
55F
N804SW
YV-C-VIM
G-BIAS
N804SW
9/29/65
9/80
7/25/75
11/4/83
SLICK
AIRWAYS – NOT TAKEN UP; SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES (SWA) – NOT TAKEN UP; DELIVERED
TO FLYING TIGER LINE & IMMEDIATELY LEASED TO SEABOARD WORLD 9/29/65-12/22/68;
LEASED TO VIASA 12/12/68; SUBLEASED TO TRANSCARGA 1/1/69; TRANSCARGA REREGISTERED
YV-C-VIM 10/2/72; RETURNED TO FLYING TIGER & SOLD TO SWA AS N804SW 7/25/75;
SWA SOLD TO IAS CARGO AIRLINES 2/8/78; SWA BOUGHT 8/80 REGISTERED AS G-BIAS, SWA
MERGED INTO FLYING TIGER LINE 9/80; FLYING TIGER REREGISTERED N804SW 1/30/81;
LEASED TO CHALLENGE AIR TRANSPORT 8/81; FLYING TIGER SOLD TO CAPITOL AIRWAYS 11/4/83
45817/248
55F
N805SW
N805U
1/12/66
4/2/71
SLICK
AIRWAYS – NOT TAKEN UP; SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES (SWA) – NOT TAKEN UP; DELIVERED
TO FLYING TIGER LINE & IMMEDIATELY LEASED TO SEABOARD WORLD 1/12/66-3/5/69;
LEASED TO UNIVERSAL AIRLINES 4/5/69 AS N805U; SCANDINAVIAN AIRLINES SYSTEM SUBLEASED
6/10/70-12/9/70; FLYING TIGER SOLD TO BALAIR AG 4/2/71
46003/401
63AF
N783FT
10/22/68
8/84
DELIVERED
TO FLYING TIGER IN THEIR ‘JUMBO JET’ SCHEME; LEASED TO AIR INDIA 11/25/82-4/7/83;
SOLD TO CAMMACORP 8/83; FLYING TIGER LEASED BACK 8/83-8/84
46004/403
63AF
N784FT
10/25/68
12/29/82
DELIVERED
TO FLYING TIGER IN THEIR ‘JUMBO JET’ SCHEME; CONVERTED TO DC-8-73AF 10/82; SOLD
TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE (UPS)
46005/412
63AF
N785FT
11/25/68
7/27/70
CRASHED
ON APPROACH TO OKINAWA, JAPAN
46006/413
63AF
N786FT
12/3/68
12/29/82
CONVERTED
TO DC-8-73AF 12/82; SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE (UPS)
46007/422
63AF
N787FT
1/3/69
12/29/82
CONVERTED
TO DC-8-73AF 12/82; SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE (UPS)
46008/423
63AF
N788FT
1/6/69
6/83
CONVERTED
TO DC-8-73AF 2/83; SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE (UPS)
46044/432
63AF
N790FT
2/28/69
10/83
8/83
7/84
LEASED
TO AIR INDIA 12/5/82; SOLD TO CAMMACORP 8/83; CAMMACORP LEASED TO AIR INDIA 8/83-10/83;
CAMMACORP LEASED BACK TO FLYING TIGER 10/83-7/84
45989/371
63CF
N779FT
6/28/68
5/19/76
DELIVERED
TO FLYING TIGER IN THEIR ‘JUMBO JET’ SCHEME; SOLD TO CARGOLUX
45990/375
63CF
N780FT
7/17/68
6/30/77
DELIVERED
TO FLYING TIGER IN THEIR ‘JUMBO JET’ SCHEME; SOLD TO CARGOLUX
45991/380
63CF
N781FT
7/26/68
6/84
DELIVERED
TO FLYING TIGER IN THEIR ‘JUMBO JET’ SCHEME; SOLD TO CAMMACORP; LEASED BACK TO
FLYING TIGER 8/83-6/84
46002/394
63CF
N782FT
9/17/68
10/7/75
DELIVERED
TO FLYING TIGER IN THEIR ‘JUMBO JET’ SCHEME; SOLD TO CARGOLUX
46045/441
63CF
N791FT
3/17/69
3/84
LEASED
TO AMERICAN FLYERS AIRLINES 5/1/69-4/30/70; LEASED TO SA DE TRANSPORT AERIEN (SATA)
7/75-11/75; LEASED TO EL AL 3/22/79-4/30/79;
SOLD TO NATIONAL FUNDING CORPORATION
46046/444
63CF
N792FT
3/21/69
1/26/84
LEASED
TO AMERICAN FLYERS AIRLINES 5/26/69-5/21/70; CONVERTED TO DC-8-73CF 1/84; SOLD
TO EMERY WORLDWIDE AIRLINES
46047/447
63CF
N793FT
3/31/69
8/83
LEASED
TO OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRLINES (ONA) 4/4/69-9/30/70; LEASED TO TRANS INTERNATIONAL
AIRLINES 6/1/78-9/27/78; SOLD TO CAMMACORP 8/83; FLYING TIGER LEASED BACK 8/83-8/84
46086/478
63CF
N794FT
8/4/69
7/19/84
LEASED
TO WORLD AIRWAYS 11/6/75-5/9/76; LEASED TO TRANS INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES (TIA)
3/1/78; TIA REREGISTERED N870TV 4/78; NAME CHANGED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES 10/1/79;
SOLD TO BENDIX CORP. 6/12/84; FLYING TIGER LEASED BACK 6/12/84; CONVERTED TO DC-8-73CF
7/84; FLYING TIGER RETURNED TO BENDIX CORPORATION 7/19/84
46103/483
63CF
N795FT
8/29/69
6/13/84
SOLD
TO BENDIX CORPORATION
46104/488
63CF
N796FT
10/3/69
5/84
LEASED
TO AIR INDIA 8/16/81-11/25/82; SOLD TO CONNECTICUT NATIONAL BANK
46138
63CF
N797FT
ORDER
CANCELLED
AIRCRAFT
NOT BUILT

DC-8s
EITHER BOUGHT OR LEASED ON THE USED AIRCRAFT MARKET

MSN/LINE#
SERIES
REGISTRATION
DELIVERED
DISPOSED
REMARKS
45858/274
55F
N789FT
9/26/77
2/1/78
LEASED
FROM CANADIAN PACIFIC AIRLINES
45938/331
61CF
N860FT
4/3/78
7/18/84
LEASED
FROM TRANS INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES; RETURNED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES (NEW NAME
EFFECTIVE 10/1/79)
45900/316
61CF
N861FT
6/1/78
5/6/84
LEASED
FROM TRANS INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES; RETURNED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES (NEW NAME
EFFECTIVE 10/1/79)
45948/321
61CF
N862FT
2/1/78
12/30/84
LEASED
FROM TRANS INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES; SUBLEASED TO EMERY WORLDWIDE AIRLINES 8/20/82-4/26/84;
RETURNED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES (NEW NAME EFFECTIVE 10/1/79)
45949/329
61CF
N863FT
4/20/79
12/30/84
LEASED
FROM TRANS INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES; RETURNED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES (NEW NAME
EFFECTIVE 10/1/79)
45952/338
61CF
N864FT
4/20/79
12/30/84
LEASED
FROM TRANS INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES; SUBLEASED TO OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRLINES (ONA)
4/10/81; ONA CHANGED NAME TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; RETURNED TO FLYING TIGER
ON 12/30/84 AND TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES (NEW NAME EFFECTIVE 10/1/79) 12/30/84
45939/351
61CF
N867FT
12/16/77
4/30/85
LEASED
FROM OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRLINES (ONA); BOUGHT FROM ONA 8/78; LEASED TO PACIFIC
EAST AIR 8/1/82-1/9/84; NATIONAL AIRLINES (EX-ONA) LEASED 9/1/84-12/31/84; SOLD
TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE (UPS)
45950/354
61CF
N868FT
12/21/77
6/8/85
BOUGHT
FROM OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRLINES (ONA);
SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE (UPS)
45961/361
62CF-H
N3931A
6/84
12/84
LEASED
FROM SEA AND SUN AVIATION LTD
45929/367
63
N624FT
6/19/68
7/1/69
LEASED
FROM CP AIR
45928/334
63
N625FT
7/2/68
12/30/68
LEASED
FROM CP AIR
46109/493
63CF
N8642
N772FT
9/80
8/8/81
5/8/81
1/22/84
AIRCRAFT
ACQUIRED IN MERGER OF SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES (SWA) INTO FLYING TIGER 9/80; REREGISTERED
N772FT 11/30/80; LEASED TO AIR INDIA 12/1/80; SOLD TO OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS
(ONA) 5/8/81 & AIR INDIA CONTINUED TO LEASE UNTIL 8/8/81; ONA LEASED TO FLYING
TIGER 8/8/81; ONA SOLD TO FLYING TIGER 1/84; CONVERTED TO DC-8-73CF 1/84; FLYING
TIGER SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 1/22/84
45966/393
63CF
N8632
N773FT
9/80
5/7/84
AIRCRAFT
ACQUIRED IN MERGER OF SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES (SWA) INTO FLYING TIGER 9/80; AIRCRAFT
WAS ON SUBLEASE TO SAUDIA 9/80; REREGISTERED N773FT 11/28/80 WHILE ON LEASE TO
SAUDIA, RETURNED TO FLYING TIGER 4/30/81; LEASED TO AIR INDIA 8/8/81-12/5/82;
CONVERTED TO DC-8-73CF 4/84; SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE (UPS) 5/7/84
46087/454
63CF
N864F
N774FT
9/80
4/21/81
AIRCRAFT
ACQUIRED IN MERGER OF SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES (SWA) INTO FLYING TIGER 9/80; AIRCRAFT
WAS ON SUBLEASE TO SAUDIA 9/80; RETURNED TO FLYING TIGER 3/81 & REREGISTERED
N774FT; SOLD TO OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRLINES (ONA) 4/21/81
46112/520
63CF
N776FT
TF-FLF
N776FT
11/20/80
9/30/84
BOUGHT
FROM OVERSEAS INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES (ONA) & REGISTERED N776FT 11/20/80; LEASED
TO ICELANDAIR 12/80 & REREGISTERED TF-FLF; RETURNED TO FLYINT TIGRER &
REREGISTERED N776FT 1/81; LEASED TO AIR INDIA 1/29/81-8/16/81; CONVERTED TO DC-8-73CF
9/84; SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 9/30/84
46049/479
63CF
TF-FLC
N778FT
9/80
3/1/81
AIRCRAFT
ACQUIRED IN MERGER OF SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES (SWA) INTO FLYING TIGER 9/80; AIRCRAFT
WAS LEASED FROM GREYHOUND LEASING & FINANCIAL CORP. TO SWA & SUBLEASE
TO FLUGLEDIR UNTIL 10/80; SUBLEASED TO AIR INDIA 12/1/80; RETURNED TO FLYING TIGER
& REREGISTERED N778FT 2/81; GREYHOUND LEASING THEN LEASED TO OVERSEAS NATIONAL
AIRLINEDS 3/1/81; SEE MORE HISTORY IN OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS DC-8 HISTORY
46140/528
63CF
N797FT
6/4/71
5/84
BOUGHT
FROM UNIVERSAL AIRLINES (POST MERGER WITH AMERICAN FLYERS AIRLINE) & REREGISTERED
N797FT 6/4/71; LEASED TO TRANS INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES (TIA) 6/1/72-3/30/73; LEASED
TO CARGOLUX 5/11/77; SUBLEASED TO LOFTLIEDIR 5/11/77-9/1/77; RETURNED TO FLYING
TIGER 9/15/77; OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS BOUGHT & LEASED BACK TO FLYING TIGER
5/8/81; SUBLEASED TO PACIFIC EAST AIR 6/7/82-9/23/83; CONVERTED TO DC-8-73CF 5/84;
ONA SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 5/18/84
46108/522
63CF
N123AF
N798FT
6/4/71
7/84
BOUGHT
FROM UNIVERSAL AIRLINES (POST MERGER WITH AMERICAN FLYERS AIRLINE) 6/4/71; LEASED
TO TRANS INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES (TIA) 6/4/71-9/17/71; REREGISTERED N798FT 9/17/71;
LEASED TO TIA 12/15/71-9/15/72; ARMCO INDUSTRIAL CREDIT CORP. BOUGHT 12/79 &
LEASED BACK TO FLYING TIGER 12/79; OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS (ONA) BOUGHT 4/81
& CONTINUED TO LEASE TO FLYING TIGER 4/81; CONVERTED TO DC-8-73CF 7/84; ONA
SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 7/5/84
46001/395
63CF
73CF
N799FT
EI-BTG

N706FT
9/17/73
2/1/87
5/19/87
6/18/74
5/19/87
8/8/89
BOUGHT
FROM OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS; SOLD TO SA DE TRANSPORT AERIEN (SATA); GPA GROUP
BOUGHT 1/87; LEASED TO FLYING TIGER 2/1/87; TRANSTIGER CORP. (PARENT COMPANY OF
FLYING TIGER LINE) BOUGHT, REREGISTERED N706FT & LEASED TO FLYING TIGER 5/19/87;
SOLD TO CHRYSLER ASSETT MANAGEMENT CORP. & LEASED BACK TO FLYING TIGER 9/16/88;
FLYING TIGER MERGED INTO FEDERAL EXPRESS 8/7/89; FEDEX REREGISTERED N404FE 2/20/90;
SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 7/30/90
46088/464
63CF
N865F
9/80
2/82
AIRCRAFT
ACQUIRED IN MERGER OF SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES (SWA) INTO FLYING TIGER 9/80; AIRCRAFT
WAS ON SUBLEASE TO SAUDIA 9/80; RETURNED TO FLYING TIGER 4/30/81; LEASED TO OVERSEAS
NATIONAL AIRLINES (ONA) 6/23/81; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA 6/81; FLYING TIGER SOLD TO
WELLS FARGO BANK 2/82; LEASE TO ONA & SUBLEASE TO SAUDIA CONTINUED 2/82; SEE
MORE HISTORY IN OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS DC-8 HISTORY
45968/389
63CF
N871TV
2/16/78
9/14/84
BOUGHT
FROM SA DE TRANSPORT AERIEN & REREGISTERED N871TV; LEASED TO TRANS INTERNATIONAL
AIR LINES (TIA) 4/10/79; TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES NEW NAME EFF. 10/1/79; RETURNED
TO FLYING TIGER 5/26/80; LEASED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES 9/10/80-7/1/84; CONVERTED
TO DC-8-73CF 8/84; SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE (UPS) 9/14/84
46117/525
63CF
73CF
N4869T
N701FT
1/22/87
4/88
4/88
8/7/89
TRANSTIGER
CORP. (PARENT COMPANY OF FLYING TIGER LINE) BOUGHT FROM TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES
1/87; LEASED TO FLYING TIGER LINE 1/22/87; REREGISTERED N701FT 4/88; SOLD TO FIRST
FIDELITY BANK & LEASED BACK TO FLYING TIGER 9/30/88; FLYING TIGER MERGED INTO
FEDERAL EXPRESS 8/7/89; FEDEX REREGISTERED N401FE 1/8/90; SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL
SERVICE 9/17/90
46073/485
63CF
73CF
N4865T
N702FT
1/87
6/89
6/89
8/7/89
TRANSTIGER
CORP. (PARENT COMPANY OF FLYING TIGER LINE) BOUGHT FROM TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES
1/87; LEASED TO FLYING TIGER LINE 1/87; REREGISTERED N702FT 7/88; SOLD TO FIRST
FIDELITY BANK & LEASED BACK TO FLYING TIGER 9/30/88; FLYING TIGER MERGED INTO
FEDERAL EXPRESS 8/7/89; FEDEX REREGISTERED N402FE 1/1/90; SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL
SERVICE 9/17/90
46059/456
63CF
73CF
N4864T
N703FT
2/1/87
7/88
7/88
8/7/89
TRANSTIGER
CORP. (PARENT COMPANY OF FLYING TIGER LINE) BOUGHT FROM TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES
1/87; LEASED TO FLYING TIGER LINE 2/1/87; REREGISTERED N703FT 7/88; SOLD TO PACIFICCORP
CREDIT & LEASED BACK TO FLYING TIGER 9/3/88; FLYING TIGER MERGED INTO FEDERAL
EXPRESS 8/7/89; FEDEX SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE & LEASED FEDEX 6/29/90-1/7/91
46090/504
63CF
73CF
N4867T
N705FT
2/1/87
5/88
5/88
8/89
TRANSTIGER
CORP. (PARENT COMPANY OF FLYING TIGER LINE) BOUGHT FROM TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES
2/1/87; LEASED TO FLYING TIGER LINE 2/1/87; REREGISTERED N705FT 5/88; SOLD TO
PACIFICCORP CREDIT & LEASED BACK TO FLYING TIGER 9/30/88; FLYING TIGER MERGED
INTO FEDERAL EXPRESS 8/7/89; FEDEX REREGISTERED N405FE 2/20/90; FEDEX SOLD TO
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE & LEASED BACK 6/29/90-1/7/91
46089/501
63CF
73CF
N4866T
N707FT
3/87
6/88
6/88
8/7/89
TRANSTIGER
CORP. (PARENT COMPANY OF FLYING TIGER LINE) BOUGHT FROM TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES
3/87; LEASED TO FLYING TIGER LINE 3/87; REREGISTERED N707FT 6/88; SOLD TO CHRYSLER
ASSETT MANAGEMENT CORP. & LEASED BACK TO FLYING TIGER 2/9/89; FLYING TIGER
MERGED INTO FEDERAL EXPRESS 8/7/89; FEDEX REREGISTERED N407FE 12/28/89; SOLD TO
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 7/30/90














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