A part of the Japan Airlines family, ZIPAIR utilizes 787-8s leased from JAL. Not wanted to be confused with the “Z” Russian forces are using in their invasion of Ukraine, ZIPAIR updated the tail livery of their scheme in 2022 by replacing the “Z” with a stripe pattern
We just received the final shipment of the bagged Minicraft DC-8 kits. These kits include BOTH the CFM56 and Jt3D engines, so you can build a DC-8-63, DC-8-71 or DC-8-73
Founded by George T. Baker, Miami-based National Airlines operated until 1980 when they were acquired by Pan Am. National operated a large fleet including 14 of the standard length DC8s which our decal depicts.
Pan Am was a launch customer for both the DC-8 and 707. Pan Am took delivery of their first of nineteen DC-8-32/33s in 1960, and retired the last one in 1969