01.09.1972: Assembled in Long Beach and registred N1342U for Mc Donnell-Douglas

21.11.1972: Delivery ceremony of the first DC-10-30 in Long Beach, together with Swissairs 46575/ 57

03.12.1972: To KLM (Ludwig van Beethoven), PH-DTB

19.12.1972: First service for KLM

10.06.1991: To SBC-Air-1 and leased back to KLM

06.12.1994: Returned to SBC-Air-1, WFU and stored in Marana, Arizona

22.06.1995: To CIT Leasing Corporation, N4655Y

????: WFU and stored in Amarillo, Texas

17.08.1995: Leased to Northwest Airlines

02.1996: Re-registred N229NW

????: Named (Princess Maxima)

Hours / cycles accumulated by 01/04/2002: approx. 112100 / 27200

23.09.2005: Last service for Northwest Airlines, ferried from Detroit to Marana, AZ, WFU and stored

Hours / cycles accumulated by 23/09/2005: 125572 / 28959

18.11.2005: Returned to CIT Leasing

30.05.2006: WFU and stored in Opa Locka, FL




3 CF6-50C

Photo by Frank Schaefer

#60 in Amsterdam. Perhaps a future candidate for the Aviodrome museum in the Netherlands?

Photo by Miguel Snoep

Take-off from runway 01L - #60 in Amsterdam on January 13th 2001. For a short time, it was the oldest DC-10 in passenger service.

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