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Boeing 707-100 (N782TW) - Photo taken spending a day plane watching at SFO terminal #1, observation deck, next to the USO lounge in July 1981
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Boeing 707-100 (N782TW)


Photo taken spending a day plane watching at SFO terminal #1, observation deck, next to the USO lounge in July 1981


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Hope the flight crew didn't eat the fish!
TWA retired the 707 fleet in 1981 or 1982
Alan Hume
Who cares when it was taken, it's just a wonderful classic historic photo. What a beauty!
25 Stars (5 x 5)!
Jerrold WebberPhoto Uploader
Sorry for stating that the date was 1986, the slide imprint was very light. I rechecked the slide using a jeweler's loop and saw that the date was 1981 and corrected the date. By the way, that was a great day, you could even smell the JP-4.
I flew to Greece many times on that bird. Many memories!
That was an old plane in 1981. Taken just before the PATCO strike.

Frank Holbert
Love these vintage shots...back in the day when people dressed up to fly!
I suppose it has to be N762TW, B707-331 ?
782 was a DC9
James Cook
N782TW turned out to be a DC-9. But N762TW turned out to be a 707 (including some TWA livery on Google Images.
Len Seidel
Flew this plane many times on a night flight out of Sky Harbor. Flight #88 departed around midnight, arrived IAD (Dulles) about 4:45AM. Great plane, loved it. Can still see the flight attendants moving the smoking area cards in the back of the seats. Those were the days my friends.
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17-May-2022 DC91Del Rio Intl ()Tuscaloosa National Airport () 06:39PM CDT 08:29PM CDT 1:49
17-May-2022 DC91Tuscaloosa National Airport ()Del Rio Intl () 01:28PM CDT 03:28PM CDT 1:59
16-May-2022 DC91Del Rio Intl ()Tuscaloosa National Airport () 08:12PM CDT 10:05PM CDT 1:52
16-May-2022 DC91Willow Run ()Del Rio Intl () 02:55PM EDT 04:58PM CDT 3:03
14-May-2022 DC91Tulsa Intl ()Willow Run () 09:25PM CDT 12:07AM EDT (+1) 1:41
14-May-2022 DC91Laredo Intl ()Tulsa Intl () 07:00PM CDT 08:35PM CDT 1:34
14-May-2022 DC91Tuscaloosa National Airport ()Laredo Intl () 01:10PM CDT 02:56PM CDT 1:46
13-May-2022 DC91Del Rio Intl ()Tuscaloosa National Airport () 09:23PM CDT 11:10PM CDT 1:46
13-May-2022 DC91Laredo Intl ()Del Rio Intl () 05:04PM CDT 05:39PM CDT 0:35
12-May-2022 DC91Del Bajio Guanajuato Int'l ()Laredo Intl () 02:07PM CDT 03:18PM CDT 1:11
12-May-2022 DC91William P Hobby ()Del Bajio Guanajuato Int'l () 10:31AM CDT 12:06PM CDT 1:34
12-May-2022 DC91Gary/Chicago Intl ()William P Hobby () 05:44AM CDT 07:55AM CDT 2:10
12-May-2022 DC91Willow Run ()Gary/Chicago Intl () 04:18AM EDT 03:55AM CDT 0:36
06-May-2022 DC91Burlington Intl ()Willow Run () 03:08PM EDT 04:40PM EDT 1:32
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