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McDonnell Douglas DC10-30(CF) (47836)


Date: 09/1981

Location: KUL/WMKK

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: the fifth and final factory fresh Douglas jet airframe for Sabena was delivered at Brussels on August 15 1980. Here captured in its first livery.

Date: 10/08/1989

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: this Douglas airframe was the second to wear the new (and for Sabena the airframes final) livery, and this color scheme was adopted in the summer of 1984.

Date: 06/1990

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: cockpit view. The last commercial flight took place in November 1991.

Date: 04/1992

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Paul Sanders

Description: sold to Fedex, this airframe was ferried to Rome on January 31 1992 for conversion to full freighter. It returned to Belgium, and is here captured in full (old) Fedex colors but still with the Belgian registration. On July 1 1992, it was cancelled to the States as "N321FE". 


Belgian register