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#OnThisDay in 1971, the first Douglas DC-10 service started at San Francisco International Airport. United’s McDonnell Douglas DC-10 was the first of the three-engine, or tri-jet, wide-body airliners to arrive at SFO. The DC-10 was designed for medium to long range flying and could carry close to 400 passengers. Have you ever flown on a Douglas DC-10? Image: United Air Lines, McDonnell Douglas DC-10, c. 1970. Gift of David A. Abercrombie, in memory of Stanley A. Abercrombie. 2001.039.233 a b

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photograph: San Francisco International Airport (SFO), United Airlines
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