Founded in 1976, Midway Airlines is widely recognized as the first post-deregulation start-up after the Airline Dereglation act passed in 1978. Part of Midway’s operation was a short-lived Midway Metrolink operation that had some of their aircraft configured in an all-business class 2 x 2 configuration. Our two new decals depicts the Midway Metrolink scheme for the DC-9-30s and ex-Muse Air MD81s. [Read more…] about Midway Metrolink DC-9-30 and MD81 Released
In the early 1980s, USAir was the world’s largest operator of the DC-9. This fleet was augmented by the larger MD80 in 1986 when USAir acquired San Diego-based PSA. Our decal depicts the 1989 scheme seen on USAir’s fleet of MD80s. [Read more…] about USAir 1989 Scheme MD80s Released
As most of us know, after many years of faithful service, American Airlines recently retired the MD80 “Super80” from their fleet. Ben Wang gives an excellent trip report on his final Super80 flights including the last scheduled flight from Dallas to Chicago.
Leading up to the acquisition of the troubled TWA by American Airlines, a small number of aircraft wore a short-lived hybrid TWA / American Airlines paint scheme. The classic American Airlines red, white and blue over polished aluminum with TWA titles adorned a small number of TWA’s MD80s which our latest decal depicts.
Everts Air Cargo was the first operator of the MD80 passenger to freighter conversion performed by Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. The Everts fleet now consists of three MD80SFs with additional aircraft yet to be converted. Our Next Generation DIGITAL Silk decal is available in both 1:200 and 1:144 scales, and we also offer it with a bagged Minicraft MD80 kit for a special price. Click on either image to be linked into our secure store site.
Blue Line was a French charter carrier that lasted between 2002 and 2010. Blue Line operated a mixed fleet including six MD80s. Our decal depicts MD83 F-GMLU in its striking black scheme. Our latest Next Generation DIGITAL Silk decal is available in both 1:144 and 1:200 scales, as well as combined with a bagged Minicraft MD80 kit for a special price.
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