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
LAN Chile Cargo operated this sharp-looking DC-8-71F in their blue-top scheme from the late 1990s
Aeronaves de Mexico, now Aero Mexico, was an early user of the short-bodied DC-8s. Six DC-8-51s and a single DC-8-21 were operated in this attractive scheme. Our decal includes all ship names and the corresponding registrations. We have also included are the logos for the 1968 Olympic games as well as the Presidential seal.
In the mid 1970s, freight specialist Cargolux leased DC-8-63CF N797FT from Flying Tiger Line
In 1945 Flying Tigers became the first scheduled cargo airline in the United States. Starting in June 1968, Flying Tigers took delivery of their first factory-new DC-8-63CFs
We have updated and split our very early set for the Seaboard World DC-8-50Fs. Version A is the early scheme