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D-AIBB This A.300B4 was leased together with sistership D-AIBA from Lufthansa. In 1987 D-AIBB was operated in full Condor colours for the the summer season , then sold by Lufthansa to Air Inter, registered as F-BUAQ in January 1988. (more of D-AIBB)
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D-AIBB Former Lufthansa "Freudenstadt/Schwarzwald" was leased to Air Algerie from March 1981 until December 1984. (more of D-AIBB)
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LV-LZD The first Boeing 747 of Aerolineas Argentinas, a series -287B, delivery was in December 1976, is leaving her gate-position at Rhein-Main. LV-LZD was sold back to Boeing in January 1981. In June 1984 this aircraft became the first B.747 for Virgin Atlantic, registered as G-VIRG and named (more of LV-LZD)
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HK-2000 "El Dorado" taxies to position after a flight from Bogota via Madrid. HK-2000 was the first Boeing 747 for Avianca, delivered in November 1976, a series -100 originally buildt for Continental Airlines. (more of HK-2000)
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5R-MFT The one and only Air Madagascar B.747-2B2BM(Combi) lifts off at Orly on a sunny summer evening. 5R-MFT was operated by Air Madagascar for about 21 years until retirement at Chateauroux in 2000. (more of 5R-MFT)
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HS-TGC "Sriwanna" was leased only for ten months in 1976/77 from KLM. This aircraft was also seen as PH-DTL in full colours of its owner KLM,Garuda, VIASA and at least African Safari AW. From 2002 Africa One was the last owner, but only few work was done by this operator and from the beginning of 2004, this aircraft was stored at Kemble and broken up in the spring time that year. (more of HS-TGC)
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HS-TGS The only one DC-8-62AF of SAS was aquired by Thai AW in 1978, named "Jiraprapha" and she is seen here at Lohausen, leaving her nightstop-position after a diversion from Frankfurt. (more of HS-TGS)
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TU-TAN Photographed on a rainy New Years Day ´82 at Cointrin-Airport. Note the freshly painted Swissair-Technique pusher. TU-TAN was acquired by AOM as F-GTDG in February 1995 and flown for ten years until retirement and dismantling at Opa Locka, Florida. (more of TU-TAN)
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TU-TAT In the first year of operation, delivery to Air Afrique was on September, 13th in 1984, and photographed at Roissy- Airport from ´Zone Technique`. TU-TAT caught fire during taxying at Dakar-Yoff on February, 11th 2000 and was damaged beyond economical repair. (more of TU-TAT)
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TU-TAM Air Afrique´s third DC-10 parked in that corner, which in common is known as ´zone technique`.Other stations of her career: HS-TGB Thai Int´l in 1975/76 and from 1992 F-GNEM AOM / Cubana and at least wfu Nimes after collapse of Air Liberté. (more of TU-TAM)
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TU-TAL `Libreville`after a short stopover at Ciontrin on the way to Paris. Note the pusher in the old, grey `Swissair`- colours. (more of TU-TAL)
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TU-TXT was one of only six, originally ordered by and buildt for Eastern AL DC-8-63PF, a `Super Sixty` with strengthened cabin floor for operations also as full freighter. She was leased from UTA from June 1977 until May 1979 and is seen here landing at Marseille-Marignane. Operating for UTA as F-BOLL this DC-8 was destroyed by a bomb at Njamena, Tchad on March, 10th in 1984. (more of TU-TXT)
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TU-TAL `Libreville` in the original colours, with silver body below the cheatline, taxies into position at Cointrin-Airport. In 1996 this aircraft was sold to AOM as F-GDTI and on Dec, 21st in 1999 it overrun the wet runway on landing at Guatemala City and crashed into houses past the runway end. (more of TU-TAL)
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D-ABKR Europa Jet "Bielefeld" with additional sticker ´UEFA 88`-European Football Championship in Germany, photo taken in front of hangar 5 and 6, where all Lufthansa and Condor aircraft were maintained, also A.300, DC-10 and B.747, the tail sections had to stay outside. (more of D-ABKR)
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PH-TVI In the late 70´s British Airways was in search for new aircraft for the European division. PH-TVI is seen here, wearing additional ´on lease to British Airways´-titles at Lohausen, after a diversion due to bad wheather at Shiphol. Please note also the foldable on-board stair, a specific feature fitted also to all B.737-100´s and the first generation B.737-200´s of Lufthansa. (more of PH-TVI)
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D-ABEA The first Boeing 737 ever in passenger service, line number 2, took to the air for the first time on May, 13th in 1967. The ´Coburg` is seen here during pushback from Terminal A on a sunny winter afternoon, photo was taken over the fence from those stairs, who originally connected the arrival with the departure level outside terminal A. (more of D-ABEA)
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D-AERI ´Romeo-India` taxies to position at terminal C with the characteristic tower and the lower old observation deck in the background. By this time, the lower deck accomodation / bar inside the Tristar had been removed, also the additional protection shield behind the front wheel doors. D-AERI caught fire during maintenance inside hangar 8 and was destroyed by the spreading fire outside the LTU-hangar on June, 21th 1991. (more of D-AERI)
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D-ABKT ´Aachen`was the one and only B.727, which carried the new Lufthansa colors only for a few months until she was sold to Air Terrex in autumn 1992. (more of D-ABKT)
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D-ABHD The second B.737-230 of Condor, photographed from outside, in the bare metal colourscheme, an experiment to find out whether with lower air resistance and lower weight fuel could be saved. Sadly D-ABHD crashed on approach to Izmir on January, 2nd in 1988. (more of D-ABHD)
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D-ABHD This B.737-230, leased from Condor in the winter season 1982/83, carried an experimental colourscheme. On the starboard side an additional blue cabin stripe was applied. D-ABHD crashed during a flight from Stuttgart, approaching Izmir on January 2nd. 1988. (more of D-ABHD)
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D-ABCI `Europa Jet Karlsruhe` during push-back with polished metallic fuselage. This colourscheme was a test to find out, whether Lufthansa could save fuel by a lower fuselage weight. Also all three DC-10-30 and the four b.737-200 of subsidiary Condor were delivered new with metallic fuselage in the early 80´s. (more of D-ABCI)
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N185AT Air Afrique leased this Tristar-50, buildt in 1973 for Delta Air Lines as a model -1, from October 1989 until October 1990 from American Trans Air. N185AT is seen parked next to hangar 8, where she had received maintenance by LTU. The Tristar-50 had a higher MTOW, strengthened fuselage, wings and undercarriage. (more of N185AT)
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D-AERI Romeo-India on final aproach to runway 24, today runway 23L, on a sunny spring evening, only a few weeks after delivery from Pacific Southwest Airlines. Clearly visible is the additional protection behind the front wheel doors. All three ex PSA Tristars, D-AERE, D-AERI and D-AERU were delivered to LTU with a bar in the lower deck. Sadly, On June, 27th 1991 Romeo-India caught fire inside hangar 8 during maintenance and was destroyed by the fire finally outside. (more of D-AERI)
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D-ABYH Jumbo "Max" during pushing ( ! ) to the Lufthansa maintenance area at Lohausen. In 1979 this aircraft was sold to Korean Airlines as HL7442 and on July,1st in 1983 KAL007 was shot down by a soviet fighter near Sakhalin Island. (more of D-ABYH)
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D-AERE In 1977 LTU bought three Tristars series 1 from Pacific Southwest Airlines. D-AERE was the first one, followed by D-AERI and D-AERU. All three aircraft retained the PSA lower deck passenger accomodation / bar inclusive a foldable passenger stair. The FAA required modifications you can see behind the nosewheel doors. Photo was taken during "photo and film safari" in summer 1978. (more of D-AERE)