Flying on one of the world's last Douglas DC-8s
Almost 55 years since its Douglas DC-8 rolled off the production line, Christian charity Samaritan’s Purse continues to fly this first-generation airliner. Felix Reim steps on board to learn more
First-ever jet combi scheduled service
Detailed insights into the TCA DC-8F Combi scheduled service from Montreal to London via Prestwick, which was covered in the March 7, 1963 edition of ‘The Aeroplane and Commercial Aviation News’
An ex-Delta 737 for £2,500? Kenya to auction 73 abandoned aircraft
The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has invited interested bidders to a public auction of uncollected derelict aircraft.
How do the Douglas DC-8 and Boeing 707 compare?
The two jets competed to win airline customers at the beginning of the Jet Age, but how did they actually hold up against each other?
How the DC-8 was actually the first supersonic airliner
The 1960s were a golden period for aviation. Key.Aero recounts the time that the Douglas Aircraft Corporation set out to break the sound barrier in its DC-8, years before anyone else managed it
Delta’s long-lasting DC-8s
It was the first airline to operate the Douglas DC-8 and kept the type for almost 30 years, flying all the major passenger models, from early turbojets to stretched examples with high-bypass turbofans. Barry Lloyd recalls the aircraft that launched Delta Air Lines into the jet age