26.03.1975: Assembled in Long Beach

05.05.1975: To Alitalia, I-DYND

25.05.1983: To Pakistan International, AP-BBL

19.12.1985: To CP Air (Empress of Canada, 911), C-FCRE

12.01.1986: New name: Canadian Pacific Airlines

26.04.1987: Merged into Canadian Airlines International, fleet-numer and name retained

28.05.1991: To Potomac Capital Investment, N42783 and transferred to Wilmington Trust Company

21.06.1991: Leased to VASP, PP-SON

09.1991: WFU and stored in Sao Paulo, Brazil

19.11.1992: Repossessed by Potomac Capital Investment Corporation, N42783

11.1992: WFU and stored in Marana, Arizona

03.1995: Leased to Canadian Airlines International

09.03.1995: Re-registred C-FCRE

????: Named (Spirit of Canadian) and painted in special employee signature colours

29.10.1999: Last service for Canadian Airlines and returned to Potomac Capital Investment Corporation

05.11.1999: WFU and stored at Abbotsford

Hours/Cycles acumulated by 05/11/1999: 78084 / 18497

30.06.2000: Ferried to Marana

Hours/Cycles acumulated by 30/06/2000: 78086 / 18499

07.07.2000: To Finova Leasing, N305FV

2001: To DAS Air Cargo

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

2002: Broken up in Marana, never entered service with DAS Air Cargo


later -30F(AF)



3 CF6-50C2

Photo by John Kelley

When this photo was shot on June 25th1995 in Toronto, #200 was recieving the "employee signature" color scheme. Note that the fuselage has no signatures while they are visible on the tail.

Photo by Joe Pries

Here it is - in its new full colour scheme. This DC-10 is one of my favourite ones as it not only has a nice color scheme but it also symbolizes teamwork.

Click here to see more photos in this Canadian Airlines scheme

Photo by Sam Chui

Goodbye, DC-10! This is the fate of the famous Canadian Signature DC-10... (Marana, December 3rd 2002)

Previous aircraft: 46915/ 199 Next aircraft: 47957/ 201

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