The complete story of Iberia and the McDonnell Douglas DC-10

José Ramón Valero reviews nearly three decades of service by the McDonnell Douglas trijet with Iberia

McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30, EC-CSJ Costa de la Luz, climbing away from London/Heathrow in January 1979 wearing the livery introduced by Iberia in 1977 Vernon 
Murphy/Steve Arthur collection

The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 would be the backbone of Iberia’s long-haul network during the 1970s and 1980s, especially to the Caribbean and South America, when many of these routes were still a succession of stops serving a multitude of destinations.

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