TIA DC-8 Fleet Information



Fred
Cox

DC-8 Jet Collection





Trans
International Airlines/ Transamerica Airlines


DC-8

FLEET INFORMATION

DOUGLAS
FACTORY DELIVERIES



















































































































MSN/LINE#
SERIES
REGISTRATION
DELIVERED
DISPOSED
REMARKS
45252/1*
51
N8008D
6/20/62
10/1/67
BOUGHT
USED FROM DOUGLAS AIRCRAFT; LEASED TO LUFTHANSA 5/11/65-12/65; LEASED
TO CANADIAN PACIFIC AIRLINES AS CF-CPN 10/2/66-10/1/67;

SOLD TO DELTA AIR LINES AS N8008D 10/1/67
45669/182
54F
N8008F
4/26/63
7/1/72
LEASED
TO SATURN AIRWAYS 10/27/68; SOLD TO SATURN AIRWAYS 7/1/72
45754/225
55F
N3325T
5/18/65
8/25/70
A/C
‘T-152’, LEASED TO SATURN AIRWAYS 4/1/69-4/28/70;

SOLD TO UNION DE TRANSPORTS AERIENS (UTA)
45938/331
61CF
N8960T
2/2/68
5/16/85
LEASED
TO UNIVERSAL AIRLINES AS N804U 1/29/71-5/5/72; LEASED TO SEABOARD WORLD
AIRLINES 4/30/73; SUB-LEASED TO LOFTLEIDIR 6/5/73-10/22/74; SUB-LEASED
TO AIR CARGO EGYPT 4/1/77; SUB-LEASED TO PAKISTAN INTERNATIONAL 7/15/77-12/77;
RETURNED TO SEABOARD WORLD AND THEN TIA 3/26/78; LEASED TO FLYING TIGER
LINE AS N860FT 4/3/78; RETURNED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES 7/18/84;

SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 5/16/85
45902/294
61CF
N8961T
6/16/67
10/21/74
LEASED
TO UNIVERSAL AIRWAYS 6/4/71-9/17/71; LEASED TO SABER AIR AS 9V-BEH 11/12/71-1/7/73;
SOLD TO NORDAIR 10/21/74
45900/316
61CF
N8962T
11/30/67
5/16/85
LEASED
TO UNIVERSAL AIRLINES AS N803U 3/26/70-5/5/72; LEASED TO SEABOARD WORLD
AIRLINES 5/24/73; SUB-LEASED TO LOFTLEIDIR 5/30/73-10/8/73; SUB-LEASED
TO CARGOLUX AS TF-BCV 10/8/73-5/6/74; RE-REGISTERED BACK TO N8962T 5/6/74;
SUB-LEASED TO LOFTLEIDIR 5/6/74-4/10/75; RETURNED TO TIA 5/31/76; LEASED
TO FLYING TIGER LINE AS N861FT 6/1/78; RETURNED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES
5/6/84; LEASED TO THE ‘NEW’ TIA 9/84; SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE
5/16/85
45951/414
63CF
N4863T
11/22/68
9/8/70
CRASHED
AFTER TAKE OFF FROM JOHN F. KENNEDY AIRPORT, NEW YORK 9/8/70
46059/456
63CF
N4864T
4/25/69
1/87
LEASED
TO AIR AFRIQUE 5/79; RETURNED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES 11/79; LEASED
TO OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS 6/9/81-11/19/81; SUB-LEASED TO SAUDIA 6/81-11/19/81;
LEASED TO EVERGREEN INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES 12/12/81-12/31/84; CONVERTED
TO DC-8-73CF 2/85; LEASED TO SPIRIT OF AMERICA AIRLINES 8/85-9/86; LEASED
TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 10/17/86-12/24/86;

SOLD TO GPA GROUP LTD 1/87
46073/485
63CF
N4865T
8/22/69
1/87
LEASED
TO AERONAVES DE MEXICO 3/17/71; RETURNED BY AEROMEXICO (NEW NAME) 3/30/74;
LEASED TO AIR ALGERIE 11/75-1/76; NAME CHANGED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES
10/1/79; LEASED TO AIR AFRIQUE 10/79-11/79 & 9/20/80-11/80; CONVERTED
TO DC-8-73CF 7/82; LEASED TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 11/7/86-12/24/86;
SOLD TO GPA GROUP LTD 1/87
46089/501
63CF
N4866T
12/29/69
1/87
LEASED
TO AERONAVES DE MEXICO 3/13/71; RETURNED BY AEROMEXICO (NEW NAME) 3/30/74;
NAME CHANGED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES 10/1/79; LEASED TO AIR AFRIQUE
10/79-11/79 & 9/80-11/80; CONVERTED TO DC-8-73CF 12/82; LEASED TO
SPIRIT OF AMERICA AIRLINES 5/1/85-9/86; LEASED TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE
11/20/86-12/24/86; SOLD TO GPA GROUP LTD 1/87
46090/504
63CF
N4867T
12/29/69
2/1/87
LEASED
TO UNION DE TRANSPORTS AERIENS (UTA) 8/72-12/72; LEASED TO AIR AFRIQUE
11/74-12/74 & 9/75-11/75 & 9/76-11/76; NAME CHANGED TO TRANSAMERICA
AIRLINES 10/1/79; CONVERTED TO DC-8-73CF 3/83; LEASED TO SPIRIT OF AMERICA
AIRLINES 4/85-9/86; LEASED TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 12/5/86-12/24/86;
SOLD TO GPA GROUP LTD 2/1/87
46091/519
63CF
N4868T
4/15/70
1/87
NAME
CHANGED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES 10/1/79; LEASED TO AIR AFRIQUE 9/80-11/80
& 9/81-10/81; CONVERTED TO DC-8-73CF 12/84; LEASED TO THE ‘NEW’
TIA 1/29/86-9/86; LEASED TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 10/28/86-12/24/86;


SOLD TO GPA GROUP LTD 1/87
46117/525
63CF
N4869T
5/15/70
1/87
NAME
CHANGED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES 10/1/79; LEASED TO AIR AFRIQUE 10/79-11/79
& 8/30/82-9/82; CONVERTED TO DC-8-73CF 6/84; LEASED TO UNITED PARCEL
SERVICE 10/27/86-12/24/86; SOLD TO GPA GROUP LTD 1/87



XXX
45252/1*
= DOUGLAS AIRCRAFT ‘SHIP ONE’

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



























































































































MSN/LINE#
SERIES
REGISTRATION
DELIVERED
DISPOSED
REMARKS
45887/287
61
N26UA
7/15/87
6/8/88
1/14/88
1/30/89
TIA
SUBLEASED FROM UNITED AVIATION SERVICES 7/15/87; AIR ALGERIE SUBLEASED
FROM TIA 7/15/87-8/31/87; UNITED AVIATION SERVICES (UAS) BOUGHT 11/87
& TIA CONTINUED TO LEASE FROM THEM; TIA RETURNED TO UAS 1/14/88;
TIA AGAIN LEASED A/C FROM UAS 6/8/88 & RETURNED TO UAS ON 1/30/89
45897/313
61CF
N8786R
4/30/71
1/28/73
LEASED
FROM AMERICAN AIRLINES (WHICH ACQUIRED THIS AIRCRAFT IN THE MERGER WITH
TRANS CARIBBEAN AIRWAYS ON 5/71)
45898/320
61CF
N8787R
5/29/71
2/4/73
LEASED
FROM AMERICAN AIRLINES (WHICH ACQUIRED THIS AIRCRAFT IN THE MERGER WITH
TRANS CARIBBEAN AIRWAYS ON 5/71)
45952/338
61CF
N8788R
4/26/71
5/1/72
LEASED
FROM AMERICAN AIRLINES (WHICH ACQUIRED THIS AIRCRAFT IN THE MERGER WITH
TRANS CARIBBEAN AIRWAYS ON 5/71)
45948/321
61CF
N8955U

N862FT
11/30/76
5/16/85
ACQUIRED
IN MERGER WITH SATURN AIRWAYS ON 11/30/76; AIRCRAFT WAS ON LEASE TO
SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES & SUB-LEASE TO EFS BAHAMAS AS OF 11/30/76;
RETURNED TO TIA 4/25/77; LEASED TO CAPITOL INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS 10/26/77-1/24/78;
LEASED TO FLYING TIGER LINE 2/1/78 AS N862FT; SUB-LEASED TO EMERY WORLDWIDE
AIRLINES 8/20/82-4/26/84; RETURNED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES AS N862FT
ON 12/30/84; SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 5/16/85
45949/329
61CF
N8956U

N863FT
11/30/76
5/16/85
ACQUIRED
IN MERGER WITH SATURN AIRWAYS ON 11/30/76; AIRCRAFT WAS ON LEASE TO
SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES & SUB-LEASE TO EFS BAHAMAS AS OF 11/30/76;
RETURNED TO TIA 4/1/77; LEASED TO THAI INT’L AS HS-TGF 6/6/77; RETURNED
TO TIA AS N8956U 3/31/79; LEASED TO FLYING TIGER LINE AS N863FT 4/20/79;
RETURNED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES 12/30/84 AS N863FT;

SOLD TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 5/16/85
46108/522
63CF
N123AF


N798FT
6/4/71
9/15/63
LEASED
FROM FLYING TIGER LINE 6/4/71; RETURNED TO FLYING TIGER LINE & RE-REGISTERED
N798FT 9/17/71; LEASED FROM FLYING TIGER LINE 12/15/71-9/15/72
46047/447
63CF
N793FT
6/1/78
9/27/78
LEASED
FROM FLYING TIGER LINE
46140/528
63CF
N797FT
6/1/72
3/30/73
LEASED
FROM FLYING TIGER LINE
46086/478
63CF
N794FT

N870TV
3/1/78
6/12/84
LEASED
FROM FLYING TIGER LINE AS N794FT 3/1/78; TIA RE-REGISTERED TO N870TV
4/78; NAME CHANGED TO TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES 10/1/79; RETURNED TO FLYING
TIGER LINE & SOLD TO BENDIX CORP. 6/12/84
45968/389
63CF
N871TV
4/10/79
9/10/80
5/26/80
7/1/84

TIA LEASED FROM FLYING TIGER LINE 4/10/79; NAME CHANGED TO TRANSAMERICA
AIRLINES 10/1/79; RETURNED TO FLYING TIGER LINE 5/26/80; TRANSAMERICA
AIRLINES LEASED AGAIN 9/10/80; RETURNED TO FLYING TIGER LINE 7/1/84
46001/395
63CF
HB-IBM

N872TV
12/14/78
1/87
LEASED
FROM SA DE TRANSPORT AERIEN (SATA) AS HB-IBM;
TIA BOUGHT & RE-REGISTERED N872TV 3/5/79; NAME CHANGED TO
TRANSAMERICA AIRLINES 10/1/79; LEASED TO AIR AFRIQUE 8/82-9/17/82; CONVERTED
TO DC-8-73CF 3/84; LEASED TO UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 11/12/86-12/24/86;
SOLD TO GPA GROUP LTD 1/87
46137/527
63CF
N804WA
11/18/83
1/8/85
TRANSAMERICA
LEASED FROM GATX LEASING CORP.
46143/547
63CF
N805WA
12/2/83
1/8/85
TRANSAMERICA
LEASED FROM GATX LEASING CORP.

SUMMARY
OF TIA’s DC-8 FLEET

DOUGLAS
FACTORY DELIVERYS
OTHER
DC-8’s OPERATED
DC-8-51
— 1 (SHIP ONE)

DC-8-61
–1

DC-8F-54
— 1

DC-8-61CF
— 5

DC-8F-55
— 1
DC-8-63CF
— 8
DC-8-61CF
— 3
 
DC-8-63CF
— 7
 
TOTAL
— 13
TOTAL
— 14
TOTAL
DIFFERENT SERIES OF DC-8s OPERATED — 6
GRAND
TOTAL OF DC-8’s OPERATED — 27









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