Eastern Air Lines started operating the DC-7 in 1953. The aircraft featured in this program was delivered to on January 23rd, 1958. Eastern operated 49 DC-7Bs, they were retired in October of 1966. Eastern Air Lines ended operationg in early 1991, about the time Just Planes was born...
N836D was rescued from almost certain scrapping in 2004 and went through a 6 year restoration project that led to its return to the air on July 4th, 2010 at Opa Locka Airport. In May 2011 the aircraft operaed its 1st International flight and thanks to a great cooperation between the Historical Flight Foundation, Ian Allan Tours, Florida Air Transport and Just Planes, you can now enjoy and be part of that historic flight!
+ 1st program featuring the DC7!!
+ 1st visit to Puerto Rico!
+ Multi-camera program with up to 5 views!
+ Filmed in Cockpit & Cabin at all times!
+ Cockpit Presentation
+ Original Eastern Flight Attendants
+ Cabin service
+ Low level flight for fantastic scenery!
+ Special visit to St Maarten Airport with half hour of airport action!!