Civil aviation profile prints. Available prints options: Design / Dark Theme / Plain background; Size Panorama (914×305 mm / 36"×12"); Size Standard (610×305 mm / 24"×12").
Boeing 727-200 Delta Air Lines
Registration: N8892Z Type: 727-225 Engines: 3 × PW JT8D-9A Serial Number: 21861 First flight: Nov 21, 1979
Delta Air Lines, Inc., typically referred to as Delta, is one of the major airlines of the United States and a legacy carrier. It is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1981, Delta's 727-200 "stretched model" fleet numbered up to 129—the largest fleet in the world of this type of aircraft. Delta's 727s carried an average of 65,000 passengers and 600 tons of cargo, while flying 426,000 miles each day. In a year's time a typical Delta 727 logged 1,420,000 miles. Delta was the last major U.S. carrier to fly the Boeing 727.