10.10.1974: Assembled in Long Beach

18.12.1975: To Alitalia (Luigi Pirandello), I-DYNC

12.04.1982: Leased to SABENA

11.06.1982: Returned to Alitalia

29.11.1985: To Polaris Aircraft Leasing Corporation, N392EA and leased to Eastern Airlines

28.09.1990: Returned to Polaris and leased to Continental Airlines

????: Planned to be re-registred N41068 but not taken up

30.11.1993: Returned to Polaris Aircraft Leasing Corporation

????: WFU and stored in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

31.03.1995: To Citicorp North America

22.09.1995: To Pacifc Aviation Holding Company and leased to Continental Micronesia

????: Returned to Pacific Aviation Holding Company and leased to Continental Airlines

03.1997: Re-registred N41068

02.12.2000: Last service for Continental Airlines, WFU and stored in Houston

09.12.2000: Ferried to Miami

10.2001: Leased to AVENSA

????: Re-registred YV-60C

2002: To Pegasus Capital Corporation

20.09.2002: Leased to Santa Barbara Airlines, YV-1040C

2003: Named (Ciudad de Purto la Cruz)

2005: WFU and stored




3 CF6-50C2

Photo by Greg Drawbaugh

Still with its Eastern Air Lines registration, #178 is seen here in the old Continental Airlines colour scheme.

Photo by Carlos Romero

#178 on the Commodore ramp in Miami while recieving the last touch of its new AVENSA colour scheme

Photo by Santa Barbara Airlines, via Carlos Romero

Santa Barbara's first DC-10 is seen here is Roswell on September 9th 2002, being prepared for its new operator.

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