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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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Justin Biemer
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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