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The History of the DC-10, Part Two: Problems, Popularity, and Post-Production

    The History of the DC-10, Part Two: Problems, Popularity, and Post-Production

MIAMI — The second in our two part series on the giant McDonnell Douglas jet, we take at look at the troubled service life of the airplane and its end

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The History of the DC-10, Part One: Taking Shape and Taking Off

    The History of the DC-10, Part One: Taking Shape and Taking Off

MIAMI — By this time next week, the last passenger DC-10 flight will be completed, and a 43-year reign will be over. As our co-editor-in-chief travels to Bangladesh for the

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Updated: Final Delta DC-9 Flight Scheduled for January 6, 2014

    Updated: Final Delta DC-9 Flight Scheduled for January 6, 2014

MIAMI — In 1965, the very first McDonnell Douglas DC-9 was delivered to Delta Air Lines. The aircraft flew its first passenger flight on December 8, 1965 from Atlanta to Memphis.

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Last KLM MD-11 Flight in Late 2014, Ending Era of the Tri-jet

    Last KLM MD-11 Flight in Late 2014, Ending Era of the Tri-jet

MIAMI — October 25, 2014 will mark the end of eleven years of KLM  Royal Dutch Airlines operating the McDonnell Douglas MD-11. The Dutch Carrier was planning to retire their

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