12.07.1978: Assembled in Long Beach

08.09.1978: To Overseas National Airways (35), N1035F The aircraft never flew for ONA as the airline ceased operations a day before!

10.1978: Leased to United Air Carriers

12.1978: To Seabord World Airlines

03.01.1979: Leased to Icelandair

10.1979: Sub-leased to Garuda Indonesia

11.1979: Returned to Icelandair

03.1980: Returned to Seabord World Airlines

11.03.1980: Leased to Air Florida

09.1980: To Tigerair Inc. and leased to Air Florida

16.09.1982: Returned to Tigerair and leased to Spantax

01.1983: Re-registred EC-DSF

30.04.1984: Returned to Tigerair, N304FE

04.05.1984: To Federal Express (Alison, 304)

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

????: New name: FedEx

DC-10-30F (CF),

later -30F(AF)



3 CF6-50C2

Photo by Nicky Scherrer

Icelandair had the bad fortune to lease the DC-10 only short before the worldwide DC-10 fleet was grounded. It is seen here stored at Keflavik.

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Photo by Andrew Abshier

Here, #257 is seen still in basic Icelandair colours, but flying the transatlantic programme for Air Florida.

Photo by Greg Drawbaugh

Nice photo of #304 in Los Angeles in July of 1989

Photo by Ken Fielding

FedEx operates the only ex-ONA DC-10 which was not involved in a major accident. (Miami, April 23rd 2000)

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