04.03.1974: Assembled in Long Beach

17.04.1974: To Aeromexico (Ciudad de Mexico), XA-DUG

11.1989: To MDFC, N417DG and leased back to Aeromexico

28.09.1990: To Polaris Aircraft Leasing and leased to Aeromexico

05.1994: Returned to Polaris Aircraft Leasing

27.05.1994: Leased to Leisure Air, N831LA

06.10.1994: Returned to Polaris Aircraft Leasing

21.11.1995: Leased to Caledonian Airways, G-BWIN

24.12.1995: First service for Caledonian Airways

18.04.1996: WFU and stored at London/Gatwick

1996: Returned to Polaris Aircraft Leasing

17.06.1996: Leased to Laker Airways (Columbia), N831LA

13.02.1998: Sub-leased to Transmile Air

05.1998: Returned to Laker Airways

10.08.1998: Sub-leased to Virgin Express

15.09.1998: Minor damaged after take-off in Brussels whe fire in an engine was detected

24.09.1998: Returned to Laker Airways

02.1999: WFU and stored in Goodyear, AZ

01.06.1999: Returned to Polaris

????: To General Electric Capital Corporation

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

23.08.2000: Leased to Emery Worldwide Airlines

2001: WFU and stored at Kelly AFB

24.06.2002: Ferried to Roswell

18.07.2002: Leased to Cielos del Perú (Petete II)

2007: WFU and stored in Lima

DC-10-30, later -30F(AF)



3 CF6-50C2R

Photo by Jorge Rocafort

This photo was taken in Mexico City in 1979 when #147 was overhauled.

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Photo by Andrew Abshier

Aeromexicos first DC-10, #147, was used to replace the DC-8s on the prestige routes, especially to the United States.

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Photo by Carsten Jorgensen

A Leisure Air DC-10 is really an uncommon, but nice view

Photo from Taxiways collection

#147 in Laker Airways colours, the last airline it flew passenger services for.

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