ONA DC-8 Fleet Information



Fred
Cox

DC-8 Jet Collection





OVERSEAS
NATIONAL AIRWAYS



DC-8
Fleet Information

NOTE:
ONA’s Fleet Information & Summary was way too complicated
to do as a simple table, as the other airlines were, due to ONA’s bankruptcies
& complicated evolution.
Thus, I have broken it down in 4 different time periods corresponding with
these large changes in ONA.

1965-1978
The Original "OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS"
DOUGLAS
FACTORY DELIVERIES


































































MSN/LINE#
SERIES
REGISTRATION
SHIP
NAME
DELIVERED
DISPOSED
REMARKS
45824/267
55F
N851F
FLAGSHIP
RESURGENCE
6/20/66
11/22/68
SOLD
TO MARTINAIR HOLLAND &

REREGISTERED PH-MAS
45856/269
55F
N852F
FLAGSHIP
CONTENDER
7/7/66
10/1/69
SOLD
TO MARTINAIR HOLLAND &

REREGISTERED PH-MAU
46001/395
63CF
N863F
TRIUMPHANT
9/23/68
9/17/73
LEASED
TO AIR SIAM 3/28/71-1/31/72; SOLD TO FLYING TIGER LINE & REREGISTERED
N799FT
46087/454
63CF
N864F

N774FT

N906R
SERENE

—–

—–
4/28/69

4/21/81
12/17/77

7/1/85
LEASED
TO AIR AFRIQUE 10/77-11/77;

SOLD TO SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES; ONA BOUGHT FROM FLYING TIGER LINE AS
N774FT 4/21/81; LEASED TO WIEN AIR ALASKA 5/10/81; WIEN AIR ALASKA REREGISTERED
N906R 10/81; RETURNED TO ONA 7/9/82; LEASED TO AIRLIFT INTERNATIONAL
11/5/82-7/16/83; LEASED TO AIR INDIA 9/1/83-10/83; LEASED TO AIR INDIA
11/83; RETURNED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES (NEW NAME) 12/84; NATIONAL AIRLINES
SOLD TO ATASCO LEASING INC. & LEASED BACK 1/85; SUBLEASED TO AIR
INDIA 2/85-7/1/85; NATIONAL AIRLINES RETURNED TO ATASCO LEASING 7/1/85
46088/464
63CF
N865F

OE-IBO

N865F
SUPERB

—–

—–
5/29/69

6/23/81
10/20/77

3/84
LEASED
TO AUSTRIAN AIR TRANSPORT & REREGISTERED OE-IBO 9/24/73; RETURNED
TO ONA & REREGISTERED N865F 12/5/74; LEASED TO SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES
(SWA) 1/30/75; SUBLEASED TO CARGOLUX 3/13/76; RETURNED TO SWA &
ONA 6/1/77; SWA BOUGHT FROM ONA 10/20/77; ONA LEASED FROM FLYING TIGER
LINE 6/23/81; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA 6/81; FLYING TIGER LINE SOLD TO WELLS
FARGO BANK WITH ONA CONTINUING TO LEASE & SAUDIA SUBLEASING 2/82;
SAUDIA RETURNED TO ONA 6/83; ONA SUBLEASED TO AIR INDIA 9/83; AIR INDIA
& ONA RETURNED TO WELLS FARGO BANK; WELLS FARGO BANK SOLD TO ATASCO
LEASING INC. 3/84
46112/520
63CF

N866F

TF-FLF

N866F

TF-FLF

N776FT


SOVEREIGN

—–

—–

—–

—–
4/7/70
11/20/80
LEASED
TO SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES (SWA) 10/24/73-12/21/73; LEASED TO SWA 10/14/74;
SUBLEASED TO CARGOLUX 12/10/74-7/3/75 & 8/1/75-5/14/76; SWA RETURNED
TO ONA 5/15/76; LEASED TO SWA 12/20/77; SUBLEASED TO LOFTLEIDIR &
REREGISTERED TF-FLF 5/9/78-10/9/78 & 4/79-12/79; RETURNED TO SWA
& REREGISTERED N866F 12/79; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA 12/21/79-2/80; SUBLEASED
TO ICELANDAIR & REREGISTERED TF-FLF 2/22/80; SUBLEASED TO NIGERIA
AIRWAYS 9/80; SEABOARD WORLD ACQUIRED BY FLYING TIGER LINE 9/80; NIGERIA
AIRWAYS & ICELANDAIR RETURNED TO ONA; ONA SOLD TO FLYING TIGER LINE
& REREGISTERED N776FT 11/20/80

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






















































































































































































































































MSN/LINE#
SERIES
REGISTRATION
SHIP
NAME
DELIVERED
DISPOSED
REMARKS
45434/148
21
N8613
—–
10/4/73
6/75
BOUGHT
FROM CONCARE AIRCRAFT LEASING CORP; WITHDRAWN FROM USE AND PRESERVED
AT NEW MARKET, OHIO
45435/149
21
N8614

N1976P
—–
6/20/73

4/76
4/76

12/30/77
BOUGHT
FROM CONCARE AIRCRAFT LEASING CORP; REREGISTERED N1976P & REPAINTED
IN BICENTENNIAL ‘CONFEDERATE’ COLOR SCHEME 4/76; SOLD TO CLUB USA INTERNATIONAL
45437/152
21
N819F
COURAGEOUS
9/26/73
7/20/77
BOUGHT
FROM CONCARE AIRCRAFT LEASING CORP. & REREGISTERED N819F; LEASED
TO AIR JAMAICA 6/15/74-9/74; SOLD TO UNITED AIR LEASING CORPORATION
45433/110
21
N821F
SCEPTER
9/18/73
7/20/77
BOUGHT
FROM CONCARE AIRCRAFT LEASING CORP. & REREGISTERED N821F; SOLD TO
UNITED AIR LEASING CORPORATION
45602/60
32
N1776R
—–
9/20/74
10/24/77
BOUGHT
FROM CONCARE AIRCRAFT LEASING CORP, REREGISTERED N1976P & REPAINTED
IN BICENTENNIAL ‘INDEPENDENCE’ COLOR SCHEME; LEASED TO MCCULLOCH INTERNATIONAL
AIRLINES 10/3/76-12/6/76; SOLD TO UNITED AIR LEASING CORPORATION
45606/115
32
N831F
SOUTHERN
CROSS
9/20/74
8/11/77
BOUGHT
FROM CONCARE AIRCRAFT LEASING CORP. & REREGISTERED N831F; SOLD TO
UNITED AIR LEASING CORPORATION
45605/95
32
N7183C
—–
12/1/75
6/77
BOUGHT
FROM NATIONAL AIRLINES; WITHDRAWN FROM USE AND BROKEN UP 6/77
45263/77
33
N8217U
—–
3/10/76
7/15/77
(EX
PAN AM N810PA); BOUGHT FROM UNITED AIR LINES; SOLD TO UNITED AIR LEASING
CORP.
45258/46
33
N8243U
—–
12/15/75
7/15/77
(EX
PAN AM N805PA); BOUGHT FROM UNITED AIR LINES; SOLD TO UNITED AIR LEASING
CORP.
45262/70
33
N8246U
—–
12/4/75
10/19/77
(EX
PAN AM N809PA);BOUGHT FROM UNITED AIR LINES; LEASED TO AIRE CARDINAL
INTERNATIONAL 9/76-6/77; SOLD TO UNITED AIR LEASING CORP.
45264/86
33
N8252U
—–
12/2/75
10/19/77
(EX
PAN AM N811PA); BOUGHT FROM UNITED AIR LINES; SOLD TO UNITED AIR LEASING
CORP.
45260/66
33

33F
N711LF
—–
10/31/75
10/4/77
(EX
PAN AM N810PA & EX UNITED N8209U); LEASED FROM AIR TRANSPORT LEASING;
SUBLEASED TO MCCULLOCH INT’L 10/1/76-2/7/77; CONVERTED TO DC-8-33F;
AIR TRANSPORT LEASING SOLD TO ROSENBAUM AVIATION
45765/265
55
N2310B
—–
6/13/66
7/66
LEASED
FROM DOUGLAS AIRCRAFT CORP.
45803/229
55F
N8785R
FLAGSHIP
RESURGENCE II
11/29/68
1/30/70
LEASED
FROM TRANS CARIBBEAN AIRWAYS
46016/409
61
N8765
—–
6/80
7/25/80
SUBLEASED
FROM CAPITOL INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES
6/80-7/25/80
45913/325
61
N8770

N869F
—–

SUNDANCE
12/27/73

6/75
6/75

3/31/77
LEASED
FROM NATIONAL AIRCRAFT LEASING; ONA REREGISTERED N869F ‘SUNDANCE’ 6/75;
RETURNED TO NATIONAL AIRCRAFT LEASING
45939/351
61CF
N867F
VICTORIOUS
5/1/72
8/78
BOUGHT
FROM UNIVERSAL AIRLINES (EX N801U); LEASED TO CAPITOL INTERNATIONAL
AIRWAYS 4/16/73-9/13/73; LEASED TO SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES (SWA) 3/20/74;
SUBLEASED TO KOREAN AIRLINES 4/2/74-2/25/75; SWA RETURNED TO ONA 3/1/75;
ONA NAMED ‘VICTORIOUS’ 11/75; LEASED TO FLYING TIGER LINE & REREGISTERED
N867FT 12/16/77; SOLD TO FLYING TIGER LINE 8/78
45950/354
61CF
N868F
EAGLE
5/1/72
12/21/77
BOUGHT
FROM UNIVERSAL AIRLINES (EX N802U); LEASED TO SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES
(SWA) 3/22/73; SUBLEASED TO LOFTLEIDIR 4/25/73-9/18/73; SUBLEASED TO
KOREAN AIRLINES 3/16/74-4/21/75; SWA RETURNED TO ONA & ONA NAMED
‘VICTORIOUS’ 4/26/75; SOLD TO FLYING TIGER LINE & REREGISTERED N868FT
12/21/77
45949/329
61CF
N8956U
—–
4/22/76
10/18/76
SUBLEASED
FROM SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES
45967/385
63CF
N4907C
—–
6/27/75
4/5/76
LEASED
FROM CAPITOL INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS
46047/447
63CF
N793FT
—–
4/4/69
9/30/70
LEASED
FROM FLYING TIGER LINE
46050/430
63CF
N8635
—–
5/10/76
3/4/77

LEASED FROM SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES (SWA); CRASH LANDED 800 METERS SHORT
OF THE RUNWAY AT NIAMEY, NIGER – WRITTEN OFF
46051/440
63CF
N8636
—–
4/2/76
10/5/76

LEASED FROM SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES (SWA)
46106/490
63CF
N8641
—–
3/30/76
5/10/76

LEASED FROM SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES (SWA)
46109/493
63CF
N8642
—–
3/25/77
5/12/77

LEASED FROM SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES (SWA)
46074/468
63PF
N8760
—–
5/25/71
11/22/71
LEASED
FROM EASTERN AIR LINES

1977-1979
Now Known As "UNITED AIR CARRIERS"
DC-8s
EITHER BOUGHT OR LEASED ON THE USED AIRCRAFT MARKET


































































MSN/LINE#
SERIES
REGISTRATION
DELIVERED
DISPOSED
REMARKS
45297/67
21
N8028U
3/28/78
3/1/79
BOUGHT
FROM UNITED AIR LINES; LEASED TO EGYPTAIR 6/78; UAC RENAMED OVERSEAS
NATIONAL AIRWAYS 3/1/79; SEE OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION
3
– FOR FURTHER HISTORY
45597/97
21
N8032U
10/9/78
2/79
BOUGHT
FROM UNITED AIR LINES; LEASED TO EGYPTAIR 10/20/78-12/78;

WITHDRAWN FROM USE & STORED AT CAIRO, EGYPT; BROKEN UP 2/79
45306/140
21
N8039U
4/4/78
3/1/79
BOUGHT
FROM UNITED AIR LINES; UAC RENAMED OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS 3/1/79;
SEE OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION 3 – FOR FURTHER HISTORY
45602/60
32
N1776R
4/21/78
3/1/79
BOUGHT
FROM UNITED AIR LEASING CORP; LEASED TO EGYPTAIR 6/78-2/79; UAC RENAMED
OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS 3/1/79; SEE OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION
3
– FOR FURTHER HISTORY
45265/91
33
N900CL
8/25/78
3/1/79
BOUGHT
FROM UNITED AIR LEASING CORP;

UAC RENAMED OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS 3/1/79;

SEE OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION 3 – FOR FURTHER HISTORY
45376/48
33
N904CL
8/25/78
3/1/79
BOUGHT
FROM CAPITOL INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS;

UAC RENAMED OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS 3/1/79;

SEE OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION 3 – FOR FURTHER HISTORY
45416/54
33F
N712UA
6/24/78
3/1/79
BOUGHT
FROM UNITED AIR LEASING CORP; LEASED TO EGYPTAIR 7/78; UAC RENAMED OVERSEAS
NATIONAL AIRWAYS 3/1/79; SEE OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION
3
– FOR FURTHER HISTORY

3/1/79-12/1/83
back as "OVERSEAS NATIONAL"

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


















































































































































































































































































































MSN/LINE#
SERIES
REGISTRATION
DELIVERED
DISPOSED
REMARKS
45297/67
21
N8028U
3/28/78
1980
UNITED
AIR CARRIERS BOUGHT FROM UNITED AIR LINES; LEASED TO EGYPTAIR 6/78;
UAC RENAMED OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS (ONA) 3/1/79; RETURNED TO ONA
5/79; BROKEN UP AT CAIRO, EGYPT 1980
45306/140
21
N8039U
4/4/78
12/1/83
UNITED
AIR CARRIERS BOUGHT FROM UNITED AIR LINES; UAC RENAMED OVERSEAS NATIONAL
AIRWAYS 3/1/79; NATIONAL AIRLINES NEW NAME 12/1/83; SEE NATIONAL AIRLINES
VERSION 2 – FOR FURTHER HISTORY
45274/52
31
N905CL
4/24/79
9/79
LEASED
FROM CAPITOL INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS
45276/72
31
N906CL
4/30/79
11/18/80
LEASED
FROM CAPITOL INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS; SUBLEASED TO TUNIS AIR 5/79-7/79;
SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA 8/79-7/11/80; ONA RETURNED TO CAPITOL & CAPITOL
SOLD TO UNITED AIR LEASING CORP. 11/18/80
45382/106
33
N903CL
5/1/79
3/3/80
BOUGHT
FROM CAPITOL INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS;

SOLD TO UNITED AFRICAN AIRLINES & REREGISTERED 5A-DGN
45376/48
33
N904CL
8/25/78
5/81
UNITED
AIR CARRIERS BOUGHT FROM CAPITOL INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS; UAC RENAMED
OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS (ONA) 3/1/79; LEASED TO SAUDIA 7/79-1/80;
LEASED TO AIR FLEETS INTERNATIONAL 6/80-7/80; LEASED TO SUN LAND AIRLINES
9/16/80-11/80; WITHDRAWN FROM USE & STORED AT FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA;
BROKEN UP 5/81
45254/6
33
N8016
5/79
1/81
LEASED
FROM INTERCONTINENTAL AIRWAYS; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES
7/79-3/80; RETURNED TO INTERCONTINENTAL AIRWAYS
45265/91
33
N900CL
8/25/78
11/1/80
UNITED
AIR CARRIERS BOUGHT FROM UNITED AIR LEASING CORP; RENAMED OVERSEAS NATIONAL
AIRWAYS (ONA) 3/1/79; LEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES 7/79-7/12/80;
SOLD TO UNITED AIR LEASING CORP.
45416/54
33F
N712UA

N45908
6/24/78

7/1/79
7/1/79

8/4/81
UNITED
AIR CARRIERS BOUGHT FROM UNITED AIR LEASING CORP; LEASED TO EGYPTAIR
7/78; RETURNED TO OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS (ONA) & REREGISTERED
N45908 7/1/79; LEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES 7/1/79-8/10/79; WITHDRAWN
FROM USE & STORED AT MARANA, ARIZONA 4/80; SOLD TO UNITED AIR LEASING
CORP. 8/4/81
45301/128
52
N800EV
6/3/80
11/9/80
ONA
LEASED FROM EVERGREEN INT’L AIRLINES; ONA SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN
AIRLINES 6/3/80; SAUDIA RETURNED TO ONA WHO RETURNED TO EVERGREEN INT’L
AIRLINES 11/9/80
45618/138
52
N892AF
9/20/80
1/31/81
AIR
FLEETS INT’L – NOT TAKEN UP; ONA LEASED FROM NORDAIR (CANADA); ONA SUBLEASED
TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES 9/20/80; SAUDIA RETURNED TO ONA WHO RETURNED
TO NORDAIR 1/31/81
45647/168
53
N903R
6/3/81
12/1/83
ONA
BOUGHT FROM JAPAN AIR LINES; LEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES 6/81-5/3/82;
LEASED TO AIR AFRIQUE 5/3/82; ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES
12/1/83; AIR AFRIQUE RETURNED TO NATIONAL 4/15/84; SEE NATIONAL AIRLINES
VERSION 2 – FOR FURTHER HISTORY
45767/250
55
N722UA
6/2/80
9/18/80
ONA
LEASED FROM UNITED AIR LEASING CORP; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES
6/3/80; SAUDIA RETURNED TO ONA WHO RETURNED TO UNITED AIR LEASING CORP.
9/18/80
45764/251
55
N907R
7/1/80
11/1/80
LEASED
FROM UNITED AIR LEASING CORP.
45854/278
55
N910R
6/2/80
12/1/83
ONA
BOUGHT FROM JAPAN AIR LINES; LEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES 6/2/80;
ONA NAMED CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; SEE NATIONAL AIRLINES
VERSION 2 – FOR FURTHER HISTORY
45916/302
55
N915R
6/23/80
12/1/83
ONA
BOUGHT FROM JAPAN AIR LINES; LEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES 6/80;
ONA NAMED CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; SEE NATIONAL AIRLINES
VERSION 2 – FOR FURTHER HISTORY
45753/223
55
N916R
9/15/80
12/1/83
ONA
LEASED FROM UNITED AIR LEASING CORP; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES
9/16/80-11/8/80; ONA BOUGHT FROM UNITED AIR LEASING CORP. 11/80; ONA
LEASED TO SUN LAND AIRLINES 11/22/80-7/1/81; ONA LEASED TO ICELANDAIR
5/14/82; ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; SEE NATIONAL
AIRLINES – VERSION 2 – FOR FURTHER HISTORY
45817/248
55F
N9110V

N911R
10/4/79
12/1/83
ONA
BOUGHT FROM BALAIR AG; LEASED TO LIBYAN ARAB AIRLINES 10/4/79-11/79;
LEASED TO AERAL 11/29/79; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES 6/9/80-6/24/80;
AERAL RETURNED TO ONA 9/18/80; LEASED TO LIBYAN ARAB AIRLINES 9/23/80-10/13/80
& 10/24/80-11/14/80; LEASED TO ELAN AIR & REREGISTERED N911R
7/11/81-3/5/82; LEASED TO RICH INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS 1/7/83-8/23/83;
ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; SEE NATIONAL AIRLINES
VERSION 2 – FOR FURTHER HISTORY
46037/419
61
N8763
5/1/83
10/14/83
ONA
LEASED FROM BANKERS TRUST COMPANY; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES
8/83-10/12/83; ONA RETURNED TO BANKERS TRUST 10/14/83
46016/409
61
N8765
6/80
7/25/80
ONA
SUBLEASED FROM CAPITOL INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN
AIRLINES 6/80; SAUDIA RETURNED TO ONA WHO RETURNED TO CAPITOL INTERNATIONAL
7/25/80
46015/405
61
N8766
5/1/83
10/83
ONA
LEASED FROM BANKERS TRUST COMPANY; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES
8/83; SAUDIA RETURNED TO ONA WHO RETURNED TO BANKERS TRUST 10/83
45981/352
61
N911CL
7/14/80
11/15/80
ONA
LEASED FROM CAPITOL INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN
AIRLINES 7/24/80; SAUDIA RETURNED TO ONA WHO RETURNED TO CAPITOL INTERNATIONAL
11/15/80
45908/296
61
N912CL

N912R
11/1/79

4/81
4/81

12/1/83
ONA
BOUGHT FROM CAPITOL INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS; LEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN
AIRLINES 11/79; ONA REREGISTERED N912R 4/81 WHILE ON LEASE TO SAUDIA;
SAUDIA RETURNED TO ONA 2/82; LEASED TO SAUDIA 6/82-10/82; ONA NAME CHANGED
TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; SEE NATIONAL AIRLINES – VERSION 2
– FOR FURTHER HISTORY
46128/514
61
N913R
5/27/80
1/15/81
ONA
BOUGHT FROM JAPAN AIR LINES; LEASED TO SAUDIA 5/28/80; DESTROYED IN
HANGER FIRE AT FINDEL, LUXEMBOURG 1/15/81
46099/507
61

71
N917R
6/13/81

6/82
5/82

12/1/83
ONA
BOUGHT FROM JAPAN AIR LINES; LEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES 6/81;
RETURNED TO ONA & NAMED "VALARIE" 5/82; CONVERTED TO DC-8-71
6/82; LEASED TO ICELANDAIR 8/18/83-10/17/83; ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL
AIRLINES 12/1/83; SEE NATIONAL AIRLINES – VERSION 2 – FOR FURTHER
HISTORY
45902/294
61CF
N810EV
2/19/81
10/31/82
ONA
LEASED FROM EVERGREEN INT’L AIRLINES; ONA SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN
AIRLINES 2/19/81; SAUDIA RETURNED TO ONA & ONA NAMED "STORE
RODE ETT" 2/13/82; ONA RETURNED TO EVERGREEN INT’L AIRLINES 10/31/82
45952/338
61CF
N864FT
4/10/81
12/1/83
ONA
SUBLEASED FROM FLYING TIGER LINE; ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES
12/1/83; SEE NATIONAL AIRLINES – VERSION 2 – FOR FURTHER HISTORY
46059/456
63CF
N4864T
6/9/81
11/19/81
LEASED
FROM TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA 6/81; SAUDIA RETURNED
TO ONA WHO RETURNED TO TRANSAMERICA 11/19/81
46109/493
63CF
N772FT
5/8/81
1/84
ONA
BOUGHT FROM FLYING TIGER LINE; LEASED TO AIR INDIA 5/8/81-8/8/81; LEASED
TO FLYING TIGER LINE 8/8/81; ONA (AKA NATIONAL AIRLINES) SOLD AIRCRAFT
TO FLYING TIGER LINE 1/84
46087/454
63CF
N774FT

N906R
4/21/81

10/81
10/81

12/1/83
ONA
BOUGHT FROM FLYING TIGER LINE; LEASED TO WIEN AIR ALASKA 5/10/81; ONA
REREGISTERED N906R 10/81; WIEN RETURNED TO ONA 7/9/82; ONA LEASED TO
AIRLIFT INTERNATIONAL 11/5/82-7/16/83; ONA LEASED TO AIR INDIA 11/83;
ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; SEE NATIONAL AIRLINES
VERSION 2 – FOR FURTHER HISTORY
46049/479
63CF
N778FT
3/1/81
5/81
ONA
LEASED FROM GREYHOUND LEASING & FINANCIAL CORP; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA
3/1/81; SAUDIA REREGISTERED TF-FLC 5/81; SAUDIA RETURNED TO ICELANDAIR
5/1/85
46140/528
63CF
N797FT
5/8/81
5/18/84
ONA
BOUGHT FROM FLYING TIGER LINE & LEASED BACK TO FLYING TIGER 5/8/81;
SUBLEASED TO PACIFIC EAST AIR 6/7/82-9/23/83; CONVERTED TO DC-8-71 5/84;
ONA (AKA NATIONAL AIRLINES) SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 5/18/84
46108/522
63CF
N798FT
4/81
12/1/83
ONA
BOUGHT FROM ARMCO INDUSTRIAL CREDIT CORP; LEASED TO FLYING TIGER LINE
4/81; ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; SEE NATIONAL AIRLINES
VERSION 2 – FOR FURTHER HISTORY
46133/534
63CF
N801WA
6/10/82
10/31/82
LEASED
FROM WORLD AIRWAYS
46145/548
63CF
N806WA

N921R
6/16/82

10/15/83
11/9/82

12/1/83
LEASED
FROM WORLD AIRWAYS 6/16/82-11/9/82; ICELANDAIR LEASED FROM WORLD 3/24/83-10/15/83;
ONA LEASED FROM WORLD & REREGISTERED N921R 10/15/83; ONA NAME CHANGED
TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; SEE NATIONAL AIRLINES – VERSION 2
– FOR FURTHER HISTORY
46088/464
63CF
N865F
6/23/81
3/84
ONA
LEASED FROM FLYING TIGER LINE; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA 6/81; FLYING TIGER
SOLD TO WELLS FARGO BANK & CONTINUED LEASE TO ONA & SUBLEASE
TO SAUDIA 2/82; SAUDIA RETURNED TO ONA 6/83; ONA SUBLEASED TO AIR INDIA
9/83; WELLS FARGO BANK SOLD TO ATASCO LEASING 3/84 & AIR INDIA RETURNED
3/84
46101/489
63CF
TF-FLE
3/1/81
12/1/83
ONA
LEASED FROM FLUGLEIDIR 3/1/81; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA 3/1/81; ONA NAME
CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; SEE NATIONAL AIRLINES – VERSION
2
– FOR FURTHER HISTORY

12/1/83-12/85
Now "NATIONAL AIRLINES"
DC-8s
EITHER BOUGHT OR LEASED ON THE USED AIRCRAFT MARKET


















































































































































































MSN/LINE#
SERIES
REGISTRATION
DELIVERED
DISPOSED
REMARKS
45306/140
21
N8039U
12/1/83
1984
AIRCRAFT
‘INHERITED’ FROM UNITED AIR CARRIERS & OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS
VERSION 3; ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES ON
12/1/83; WITHDRAWN FROM USE & STORED 1984; BROKEN UP
45647/168
53
N903R
12/1/83
12/1/83
AIRCRAFT
‘INHERITED’ FROM OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION 3;
LEASED TO AIR AFRIQUE 5/3/82; ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES
12/1/83; AIR AFRIQUE RETURNED TO NATIONAL 4/15/84; AIRBORNE EXPRESS
BOUGHT 4/15/86; WITHDRAWN FROM USE & BROKEN UP FOR SPARES AT WILMINGTON,
OHIO 4/86
45854/278
55
N910R
12/1/83
3/26/86
AIRCRAFT
‘INHERITED’ FROM OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION 3;
ONA LEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES 6/2/80; ONA NAMED CHANGED TO NATIONAL
AIRLINES 12/1/83; SAUDIA RETURNED TO NATIONAL 4/30/85; SOLD TO ALIA
ROYAL JORDANIAN AIRLINES 3/26/86
45916/302
55
N915R
12/1/83
4/86
AIRCRAFT
‘INHERITED’ FROM OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION 3;
ONA LEASED TO SAUDIA ARABIAN AIRLINES 6/80; ONA NAMED CHANGED TO NATIONAL
AIRLINES 12/1/83; SAUDIA RETURNED TO NATIONAL 4/30/85; WITHDRAWN FROM
USE & STORED AT VENICE, ITALY 4/85; SOLD TO AVIATION TRANSACTIONS
LTD 4/86
45753/223
55
N916R
12/1/83
1/15/86
AIRCRAFT
‘INHERITED’ FROM OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION 3;
ONA LEASED TO ICELANDAIR 5/14/82; ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES
12/1/83; ICELANDAIR BOUGHT FROM ONA (AKA NATIONAL) & REREGISTERED
TF-FLB
45691/209
55F
N29953
1/84
1/84
NATIONAL
AIRLINES BOUGHT FROM UNITED AIR LEASING CORP. 1/84; WITHDRAWN &
STORED 1/84; BROKEN UP 1984
45767/250
55F
N902R
8/30/85
3/86
NATIONAL
AIRLINES BOUGHT FROM UNITED AIR LEASING CORP. 8/30/85;

SOLD TO EQUATOR LEASING ONE INC. 3/86
45817/248
55F
N911R
12/1/83
4/15/86
AIRCRAFT
‘INHERITED’ FROM OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION 3;
ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; LEASED TO AIR TRANSPORT
INTERNATIONAL 2/84-10/15/84; SOLD TO AIRXPORT & REREGISTERED TF-AED
4/15/86
45908/296
61
N912R

N954R
12/1/83

6/85
6/85

5/1/86
AIRCRAFT
‘INHERITED’ FROM OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION 3;
ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; REREGISTERED N954R 6/85;
LEASED TO EGYPTAIR 7/19/85-9/85; SOLD TO AVIATION TRANSACTIONS LTD 5/1/86
45952/338
61CF
N864FT
12/1/83
12/30/84
AIRCRAFT
‘INHERITED’ FROM OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION 3;
ONA SUBLEASED FROM FLYING TIGER LINE 4/10/81; ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL
AIRLINES 12/1/83; NATIONAL AIRLINES RETURNED TO FLYING TIGER LINE 12/30/84
46134/513
62
N924CL
7/28/84

5/85
11/1/84

6/1/85
NATIONAL
AIRLINES BOUGHT FROM CAPITOL AIR 7/28/84; SOLD TO CROWN ARCOT CORP.
11/1/84; NATIONAL BOUGHT AGAIN 5/85; SOLD TO AVIATION TRANSACTIONS LTD.
6/1/85
45901/293
63
N929R
10/20/84
12/85
LEASED
FROM ATASCO LEASING INC.

46058/433

63PF

N950JW

7/1/84

10/18/84

LEASED
FROM INT’L AIR LEASES INC 7/1/84; SUBLEASED TO AIR ALGERIE 9/84; RETURNED
TO INT’L AIR LEASES 10/18/84

46061/480
63CF
N6162A

N952R
9/15/84

5/27/85
5/27/85

1/86
LEASED
FROM ATASCO LEASING INC; REREGISTERED N952R 5/27/85; SUBLEASED TO EAGLE
AIR 5/27/85; EAGLE AIR & NATIONAL RETURNED TO ATASCO LEASING 1/86
46062/486
63CF
N2674U
5/10/84
11/84
LEASED
FROM ATASCO LEASING INC.
46087/454
63CF
N906R
12/1/83
7/1/85
AIRCRAFT
‘INHERITED’ FROM OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION 3;
ONA LEASED TO AIR INDIA 11/83; ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES
12/1/83; AIR INDIA RETURNED TO NATIONAL 12/84; NATIONAL SOLD AIRCRAFT
TO ATASCO LEASING INC. & LEASED BACK 1/85; SUBLEASED TO AIR INDIA
2/85; AIR INDIA RETURNED TO NATIONAL WHO RETURNED TO ATASCO LEASING
7/1/85
46101/489
63CF
TF-FLE

N8630
12/1/83

3/26/84
3/26/84

8/1/84
AIRCRAFT
‘INHERITED’ FROM OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION 3;
ONA LEASED FROM FLUGLEIDIR 3/1/81; SUBLEASED TO SAUDIA 3/1/81; ONA NAME
CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; SAUDIA RETURNED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES
& REREGISTERED N8630 3/26/84; NATIONAL RETURNED TO FLUGLEIDIR WHO
SOLD THE AIRCRAFT TO ORION AIR 8/1/84
46143/547
63CF
N805WA

N959R
1/85

7/85
7/85

7/85
LEASED
FROM ATASCO LEASING INC; REREGISTERED N959R 7/85;

RETURNED TO ATASCO LEASING 7/85
46145/548
63CF
N921R
12/1/83
8/85
AIRCRAFT
‘INHERITED’ FROM OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION 3;
ONA BOUGHT FROM GREYHOUND LEASING & FINANCIAL CORP. & REREGISTERED
N921R 10/15/83; ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; LEASED
TO CAPITOL AIR 1/84-7/22/84; LEASED TO AIR INDIA 8/84-11/84; NATIONAL
SOLD TO ATASCO LEASING INC. & LEASED BACK 12/84-8/85
46099/507
71
N917R
12/1/83
8/85
AIRCRAFT
‘INHERITED’ FROM OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS – VERSION 3;
ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; LEASED TO ICELANDAIR
12/14/84; NATIONAL SOLD TO GIE AIRCRAFT HOLDING CORP. 8/85
46108/522
63CF

73CF
N798FT
12/1/83
7/5/84
ONA
BOUGHT FROM ARMCO INDUSTRIAL CREDIT CORP 4/81; LEASED TO FLYING TIGER
LINE 4/81; ONA NAME CHANGED TO NATIONAL AIRLINES 12/1/83; CONVERTED
TO DC-8-73CF 7/84; NATIONAL SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 7/5/84

COMBINED
SUMMARY OF ONA’s DC-8 FLEET







































‘ORIGINAL
ONA’
FACTORY DC-8 DELIVERIES
1965-1978

‘ORIGINAL
ONA’
OTHER DC-8’s OPERATED
1965-1978

‘UNITED
AIR CARRIERS’
OTHER DC-8’s OPERATED
1977-1979

‘ONA
– VERSION 2’
OTHER DC-8’s OPERATED
1979-1983

‘NEW
NATIONAL AIRLINES”
OTHER DC-8’s OPERATED
1983-1985

DC-8F-55
— 2

DC-8-21
— 4

DC-8-21
— 3

DC-8-21
2

DC-8-21
1

DC-8-63CF
— 4
DC-8-32
— 3
DC-8-32
1
DC-8-31
— 2
DC-8-53
— 1
 
DC-8-33
— 4
DC-8-33
2
DC-8-33
— 4
DC-8-55
3
 
DC-8-33/33F
— 1
DC-8-33F
1
DC-8-33F
1
DC-8F-55
— 2+1
 
DC-8-55
— 1
 
DC-8-52
— 2
DC-8-61
1
 
DC-8F-55
— 1
 
DC-8-53
— 1
DC-8-61CF
1
 
DC-8-61
— 2
 
DC-8-55
— 6
DC-8-62
— 1
 
DC-8-61CF
— 3
 
DC-8F-55
— 1
DC-8-63
— 1
 
DC-8-63CF
— 6
 
DC-8-61
— 5+1
DC-8-63CF
— 3+3
 
DC-8-63PF
— 1
 
DC-8-61
> 71 — 1
DC-8-63PF
— 1
     
DC-8-61CF
— 1
DC-8-71
— 1
     
DC-8-63CF
— 10
DC-8-63CF
> 73CF — 1

SUBTOTAL
= 6

SUBTOTAL
= 26

SUBTOTAL
= 3+4

SUBTOTAL
= 34+3
SUBTOTAL
= 11+10

TOTAL
DIFFERENT SERIES OF DC-8s OPERATED IN ALL "VERSIONS" OF ONA
— 15
GRAND
TOTAL OF DC-8’s OPERATED — 80 + 17 DUPLICATES
BETWEEN VARIANTS*
vv*Aircraft
numbers listed in blue are Duplicate Aircraft with those flown by a different
variant of ONA.
These aircraft are not included in the Grand Total, otherwise it would be
an inaccurate (inflated) Grand Total.














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