20.07.1973: Assembled in Long Beach

12.11.1973: To Lufthansa, D-ADAO

10.12.1973: Arrived in Hamburg, Germany

1973: Named (Brave Bull)

1973: Renamed (Düsseldorf)

17.04.1981: Inaugurated Lufthansas route from Frankfurt to Manila

1985: Name removed

1988: Renamed (Leverkusen)

11.06.1992: WFU and stored in Marana, Arizona

12.05.1995: To Potomac Financial Corporation

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

12.12.1995: To Gemini Air Cargo (Molly), N601GC

2003: WFU and stored in Marana, AZ

31.05.2007: Ferried to Opa Locka, FL, WFU and stored

To be broken up for spares


later -30F(AF)



3 CF6-50C2

Photo by Frank Schaefer

#117, a classic Lufti heavy, is seen here in Frankfurt in the early 1990s

Photo by Yde Vienne

Gemini's first aircraft just before landing on runway 02 in Brussels on January 14th 2001

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This aircraft was Commanded by Captain Peter Runge during its career with Lufthansa