23.10.1979: Assembled in Long Beach

25.01.1980: To Singapore Airlines, 9V-SDG

25.01.1980: To VARIG, PP-VMS

13.01.1992: To Mc Donnell - Douglas, N519MD

03.1992: Re-registred N115WA

28.04.1992: Transferred to MDFC and leased to World Airways

05.1992: Sub-leased to Garuda Indonesia

1992: Returned to World Airways

25.04.1993: Sub-leased to Garuda Indonesia

05.07.1993: Returned to World Airways

20.07.1993: Returned to MDFC

26.08.1993: Leased to Bangladesh Biman, S2-ADB

11.09.1996: Returned to Mc Donnell-Douglas

10.1996: Re-registred N537MD

11.1997: Leased to Caledonian Airways, G-LYON

02.04.1998: First service for Caledonian Airways

27.03.2000: Merged into JMC Airlines

06.09.2001: Last service for JMC Airlines

08.09.2001: WFU and stored in Manchester

06.11.2001: Returned to Boeing Capital (new name), N537MD

2002: Leased to Africa One

26.06.2002: Transferred to DAS Air Cargo, 5X-ROY

2002: Converted to DC-10-30F(AF)

2006/2007: WFU and stored in Manston/Kent

2007: To Avient

To be registred Z-ALT


later -30F(AF)



3 CF6-50C2

Photo by Miguel Snoep

#305 in the colors of Caledonian Airways. The airline once was the charter subsidiary of British Airways with the glorious name of British Caledonian Airways which was acquired by British Airways in 1988

Photo by JMC

A nice looking photo from JMC Airlines

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Photo by Ken Fielding

#305 without titles having engine runs before it's return to Boeing Capital. (Manchester, 16/01/2001)

Photo by Joe Pries

Now as 5X-ROY, #305 continues its life as a freighter with DAS Air Cargo (Amsterdam, 08/2002).

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