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A Lesson on the Importance of Crew Resource Management

AirlineGeeks.com (blog) - Jan 9, 2017
On Dec. 28, 1978, United flight 173 was approaching Portland after an evening flight from Denver. The Douglas DC-8 was operated by an experienced flight crew with a combined total of over 35,000 flight hours between the three. As the crew lowered the ...

Tragédie nad vánočním New Yorkem. Zemřu? Ptal se hoch, který ještě žil

iDNES.cz - Dec 15, 2016
Douglas DC-8 společnosti United Airlines, linky 826, právě startuje k pravidelnému letu do New Yorku, na letiště Idlewild (dnešní JFK). Na palubě se nachází 77 cestujících a sedm členů posádky. DC-8 registrace N8013U pojmenovaná Mainliner Willi Rogers ...

NASA's DC-8 flying laboratory arrives in New Zealand

Australian Aviation - Aug 12, 2016
NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center's McDonnell Douglas DC-8 flying laboratory has arrived in New Zealand as part of its Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) airborne science mission. The aircraft, a modified DC-8-72 equipped with scientific instruments, ...

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Early American Jetliners: Boeing 707, Douglas DC-8 and Convair 880

by: Ugo Vicenzi
During the 1960s these aircraft were the main players in a decade that saw general acceptance of jet airliner travel and the replacement of propeller-driven aircraft. This colorful study looks at each of these three American jetliners, providing details of design, production and service. Packed with superb color photos depicting that bygone era of jet travel.
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Douglas DC-8

by: Terry Waddington
Written by the foremost DC-8 authority, the book covers the first turbine example to evolve from the famous DC series of airliners built by Douglas. The DC-8 story includes earlier designs by the same name that never came to fruition and reviews events leading to the Eight we know today.
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Douglas DC-8: A Pictorial History

by: George Walker Cearley Jr.

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Boeing 707 Douglas DC-8 and Vickers Vc10

by: Stewart Wilson
The sixth volume in the Legends of the Air Series, Boeing 707, Douglas DC-8 and Vickers VC10 studies in depth three pioneering long range jet airliners responsible for shrinking the globe, plus the military KC-135 members of the Boeing 707, an aircraft which paved the way for Boeing's commercial airliner success.

In turn this books looks at the diverse Boeing 707 family, ranging from the many 707 airliner variants, to the medium range 720 airliner, KC-135 Stratotanker (more than 700 were built) and the many 707 military developments such as the E-3 Sentry AWACS; the story of the Douglas DC-8, a very competent and well liked airliner but as a program one that nearly bankrupted Douglas and led to the merger with McDonnell; and the Vickers VC10, a considerable technical achievement whose sales were hamstrung by unique design requirements and poor timing.
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Douglas DC-8 Jetliner Promo Film - 1958

For educational & non commercial purposes only. Really neat promo featuring the DC-8 prototype in action around the Long Beach, CA facility, San Francisco, ...

United Douglas DC-8 - \

Now re-upped in full length form. Classic ATC promo film, this is a great one from start to finish, with lots of neat UAL DC-8 Series 12 & 21 footage, plus scenes ...

Douglas DC-8-71 Hard Landing

This is an old video of a National Air Cargo Douglas DC-8-71F lands hard and bounces at Gander International Airport ( CYQX ).

Douglas DC8 Takeoff

A Murray Aviation classic Douglas DC8-63 Taking off from TOL (Toledo Express Airport) runway 25.

ATI Douglas DC-8-62CF Takeoff from McClellan, CA, USA - Window View

Window view from ATI-Air Transport International Douglas DC-8-62CF N799AL during full power takeoff from McClellan Airport (MCC), CA, USA. Operating flight ...