How This Plane Earned A Dangerous Reputation: The DC-10 Story

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    The DC-10’s story begins in the early 1970’s, at a pivotal time when air travel was undergoing a revolution. A new generation of wide-body airliners like the Boeing 747 introduced for 1970’s increased passenger capacity at a time when air travel was becoming more affordable.

    In 1971, McDonnell Douglas introduced their first airliner wide-body airliner, the DC-10. But few months later, rival aircraft builder Lockheed introduced their new wide body airliner, the L-1011. The DC-10 and L-1011 were similar aircraft aimed at similar segments of the market. The DC-10 incorporated many existing narrow body technologies from earlier DC-8 and DC-9’s. Focusing on simplicity and reliability, McDonnell Douglas took a technologically cautious approach in an era of rapid technological change, and this helped accelerate the DC-10’s development. This design approach, in part, helped McDonnell Douglas beat rival Lockheed to the market and the DC-10 was soon outselling the L1011.

    But after just a few years in service, the DC-10 would go from being pride of airlines, to a plane some people thought twice about flying. A series of accidents during the 1970’s, some of which were attributed to the plane’s design, shrouded the DC-10 in controversy. McDonnell Douglas found itself facing extraordinary accusations that it had rushed the plane’s development, leading to inadequate, even negligent design decisions. Damage to the DC-10’s reputation would peak in 1975, after the Federal Aviation Administration temporarily suspended the DC-10’s Type certificate.
    It would take years for the DC-10’s reputation to recover, and by the 1980s, McDonnell Douglas was facing even bigger challenges. The market had really only been big enough for one tri-jet and that ensured that neither would become a true commercial success. Despite its troubled start, the DC-10 would fly for over 40 years serving with some of the world’s largest airlines. In spite of tragic early accidents statically the DC-10’s safety record would go on to be comparable to other wide bodies of the era.

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Last year we covered the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkFYD7R_Xig).... this year we take a look at the DC-10!

Vor 3 years
Ing. Pa Colh
Ing. Pa Colh

@joseph hardwicke DC-10 was copied on French caravelle

Vor 12 Tage
Yoda Chen
Yoda Chen

gOD WILL PPL STOP CALLING THE RUNWAYS AND AIRPORTS 'TARMAC'

Vor 2 Monate
G 546
G 546

I think that a 777 video would be cool

Vor 5 Monate
Blacksheep66
Blacksheep66

L-1011, The only wide body that Ive flown on. She was a BEAST.

Vor 5 Monate
Amtrak Fan
Amtrak Fan

One dc10 is fighting wildfires in California and another one is a flying hospital

Vor 6 Monate
Phượng Nguyễn
Phượng Nguyễn

,md11 please

Vor 4 Stunden
MEYH3M
MEYH3M

It's a Fact, Americans care about money more then human lives. Always go with European or Japanese

Vor 19 Stunden
Artem Serov
Artem Serov

Why focus on dc-10 while dc-9 killed incredible amount of people And around a third of all planes had accidents? Not to mention dc-8 killing thousands. How come MD was allowed to build dc-9 and dc-10 with such an incredible amount of accidents and people being killed?

Vor 3 Tage
Draxindustries1
Draxindustries1

Freddy Lakers favourite plane for his ultra cheapo fares..

Vor 3 Tage
Joshua Hinojosa
Joshua Hinojosa

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Vor 4 Tage
Mr. Gold
Mr. Gold

Sounds like another potentially great airplane ruined by capitalist greed and rushing the development instead of making sure it was safe & reliable. Whoever signs off a clearly defective airplane as air worthy should be on trial for attempted murder, or mass murder if airplane crashes due to design flaws. The blasting cargo door should have never been signed off as "managable by airlines" that is pure greed and nothing else. A lot of people died because of this.

Vor 4 Tage
Rolf de Jonge
Rolf de Jonge

👀👽🌟

Vor 4 Tage
dan joseph
dan joseph

Imagine a plane like this with modern efficient engines?

Vor 4 Tage
Moony
Moony

2:26 The world's most spreads it's wings advanced jetliner to cut fuel costs *Change My Mind* /j

Vor 4 Tage
honey chicken
honey chicken

the amount of times i saw the Dc10 on air crash investigation as a kid Jesus Christ

Vor 5 Tage
Soham Choughule
Soham Choughule

I was wandering around Mumbai international airport with the authorities permission, I am an aviation student. I don't know how, I could see an Air India DC 10, Completely wrapped, but the doors were taken out, I went inside it closed my eyes for a few seconds, I could imagine how it was in its golden years!!!!

Vor 5 Tage
WingedFish117
WingedFish117

Im gonna go ahead and point to this vudeo when people tell me cancel culture is a new issue, the plane was mostly sound and it's issue caused by improper handling but its reptuation was ruined forever because of public opinion

Vor 5 Tage
WingedFish117
WingedFish117

4:15 do you mean at the time beacue im pretty sure there has been worse plane crashes in america

Vor 5 Tage
Akshat Divya
Akshat Divya

Competition kills people sometime, Reminds me of Boeing 737 max Vs Airbus A320 neo.

Vor 5 Tage
komi38
komi38

The battle between the DC-10 and the L1011 was not won by anyone. The real winner is the A300.

Vor 6 Tage
FREJWe
FREJWe

luckley it wasent the L1011, i really like the L1011 more than the dc-10

Vor 6 Tage
The Two Gardens
The Two Gardens

I flew on the DC 10 from Turkey to London . As I was boarding the plane I could see repairs on the side of the fuselage ! Anyway, got there safely ! 😃

Vor 6 Tage
Bat man
Bat man

Damn, McDonald Douglas, Lockheed, now Boeing.. does anyone build safe aircraft. LOL

Vor 7 Tage
Lone Wolf
Lone Wolf

2:50 - “The world’s most spreads its wings. advanced jetliner to cut fuel costs.” 😆

Vor 7 Tage
prelaw NOOB
prelaw NOOB

I've seen this plane in a Saudi Arabia plane museum

Vor 7 Tage
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The last DC-10 was decommissioned from Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

Vor 8 Tage
The Devil In The Circuit
The Devil In The Circuit

"Grounded on tarmacs." Do you even know what tarmac is? It's not a place planes park. It's MacAdam...gravel mixed with petroleum tar, used to pave roads and highways. Airport aprons and runways used to be paved with this stuff many years ago, but it's all concrete these days.

Vor 13 Tage
Seamus Carter
Seamus Carter

And I really thought the Lockheed L1011 TriStar was a piece of junk. Thankfully I never had the opportunity to fly on a DC10.

Vor 19 Tage
Marcelo
Marcelo

So, it seems part of McDonnell Douglas culture survived Boeing merger and resurfaced as 737 Max. Or did I get it wrong?

Vor 22 Tage
romahnae
romahnae

Now, that's how you advertised an ad.

Vor 22 Tage
minecraft bot
minecraft bot

U make those videos i like

Vor 22 Tage
caiocc12
caiocc12

DC stands for Death Call

Vor 24 Tage
The FoxWolf
The FoxWolf

“Long distance flying, once reserved for the wealthy, opened up to the Middle Class” Poor people tho… go f_ck Urselves

Vor 24 Tage
Max R.
Max R.

Dangerous reputation? Deadly i would say

Vor 24 Tage
Manolo Konosko
Manolo Konosko

We place a lot of trust and faith into American aircraft manufacturers and the relevant authorities such as the FAA, yet, time and again both fail the public miserably, as if run by 3rd world tinpot dictators and their cronies, to the tune of billions of dollars wasted and countless lives lost. To date, not a single executive has bee charged and jailed for their gross negligence and leadership distinguished by corporate greed, that killed hundreds, even thousands of people. The Boeing 737 MAX is the latest casualty. May it never fly again. It's the Yugo of the aircraft industry.

Vor 24 Tage
Neo
Neo

do you animate this?

Vor 24 Tage
Sagittarius A*
Sagittarius A*

Meanwhile in aeronautica (User) got DC-10ed

Vor 25 Tage
Andrew Emery
Andrew Emery

American aircraft manufacturer covers-up a known flaw, killing hundreds. Sound familiar?

Vor 26 Tage
swewunna
swewunna

Boeing 737 max top them all.

Vor 26 Tage
thomas aquinas
thomas aquinas

The funny thing is, I flew on the DC10, as well as the L1011, by Douglas and Lockheed resp. They were the two best flights I'd ever had with stability like a ship on a calm sea. Now they're both gone. The DC10 was done in by the superior market power of Boeing and the failure to ensure the ground maintenance of the crucial engine pods, which resulted in many problems thereafter...

Vor 27 Tage
Tony Almeida
Tony Almeida

"Is there a secret drinker at the back?" So what they're saying is the DC-10 was flying drunk... well that would explain a lot.

Vor 27 Tage
Abed Bhai
Abed Bhai

DC 10 is my favorite one cause Bangladesh airlines operates it for long time without any bad experience

Vor 28 Tage
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Elma Krash

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Vor 29 Tage
Minati Murmu
Minati Murmu

Because of DC-10 Concorde was destroyed too :(

Vor Monat
Marcus Plane
Marcus Plane

Anyone else here binge watching mustard videos?

Vor Monat
Framus Burns-Hagstrom III
Framus Burns-Hagstrom III

I was scheduled to fly out of Newark NJ to Los Angeles the day the DC-10 was grounded...it was the 4th of July weekend and we didn't find out about the grounding until we got to the airport. They trotted out a bunch of old 707's that had been retired from trans-oceanic service and had very narrow seats,to allow a 3+4 row seating,And packed us in like sardines. We boarded then sat at the gate for an hour and a half while they worked on the plane. When we finally got to LA we had to circle for over an hour due to the traffic stacked up waiting to land..because of all the extra flights that had to be added to handle the passenger load. Of course I missed my connection so they put me up in a cheap hotel for the night because there were no connecting flights, to my destination, until the next day....most miserable flight of my life. I always enjoyed flying on the DC-10... comfortable seating throughout...great plane..I never worried about flying in it....just my two cents..

Vor Monat
Joseph Hitler
Joseph Hitler

is that messi 0:21

Vor Monat
Aaron Lee
Aaron Lee

flew on one twice as a kid....never a problem

Vor Monat
SN15
SN15

@Aaron Lee I mean yeah, it was a good plane, but it was still dangerous

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Aaron Lee
Aaron Lee

@SN15 didn’t mean to imply that they were wrong about the DC10

Vor Monat
SN15
SN15

I was hit by a car once as a kid... guess we don't need those traffic laws as I survived

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Bob H
Bob H

Back in the day, my dad's brother - "Uncle Dan" - was an Eastern Airlines captain (based in Miami), and told us that the DC-10 was a "killer airplane" - and NOT in a good way. EA bought the L-1011s instead of the DC-10s - due in large part to his, and other Eastern pilots', recommendation (based on several of his Eastern Airlines-sponsored test flights of the DC-10). He told them (and us, his family) that the DC-10 was the most unstable, unpredictable, dangerous aircraft he'd ever flown, but that the L-1011 was "a pilot's dream" to fly. He couldn't say enough good things about it. He called it a "perfect and beautifully handling aircraft." On his strong warning, I refused to fly on a DC-10 and would only fly British Airways L-1011s or 747s on my Miami-Heathrow (and return) flights during post-grad school days in London during the mid-1970s.

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tristan zoto
tristan zoto

what toy model did you use in 2:23 ?

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A Usless Channel
A Usless Channel

In 1979 there wasn't just the O'Hare disaster but also Western Airlines Flight 2605 and Air New Zealand Flight 901. All were the same aircraft in the same year.

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joseph hung
joseph hung

737 Max: I'm am the 2nd gen of DC-10.

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Erik Johnson
Erik Johnson

Flew them with Eastern Airlines

Vor Monat
Satyanand Persaud
Satyanand Persaud

The TriStar is one of my favorite airliners made

Vor Monat
Abhishek Mishra
Abhishek Mishra

Airlines choose death over Lockheed.

Vor Monat
Pan Arham
Pan Arham

thnak you mr musrard!

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uncaringbear
uncaringbear

I've been fortunate enough to have flown on a DC-10 many years ago and it remains one of my favourite planes to this day. The DC-10 has had its share of faults and accidents but it's thanks to the sensationalist media and willfully ignorant people (like many in this comment section) that the plane's reputation is what it is. People who actually flew the DC-10 know that its reputation is undeserved.

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Milan Lazarevic
Milan Lazarevic

The dc 10 means death chamber 10

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olli flitzepiepe
olli flitzepiepe

Its "apron" not "tarmac"

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Fluppi
Fluppi

This story always makes me a little angry. I love the DC10 and I love the MD 11 even more. The downfall of MD started with the DC10 grounding in the 70s and utlimately made sure that only very few MD 11 were ever build. I'm not saying that the groundings of the DC 10 were wrong (the second one was questionable though) but up until the 737 max disasters Boeing aircraft were never grounded. The 747 had the same issue as the DC 10 with the cargo door, no grounding The 737 had a rudder hard over that caused 2 crashes and one almost crash, no grounding... It always seemed to me that the FAA had its head up Boeings arse forever while it tried to make life for MD as hard as possible. It's a shame

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Scanida
Scanida

The 747 cargo door issue never caused one to crash though. And the 737‘s rudder failure was only truly uncovered after the 3rd incident and remained undetected after the 1st and 2nd crash, so it would‘ve been totally unjustified to just ground them. The 727 though had problems from the start with its incredibly high sink rate. Inexperienced pilots would often make very hard landings as a result of that. After 3 planes crashed in less then three months, it was nearly grounded but after it was discovered that it was mainly pilot error and poor training, the calls fell silent.

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liam cooper
liam cooper

just sayin u should see the flight 901 it is crazy

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Dean Stephen
Dean Stephen

I wouldn’t get on DC-10 if I could avoid it. Being that MD’s management of Boeing has destroyed that company, I think I was prescient in doing so.

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DB Class 407
DB Class 407

It is easy now. DC-10s are long retired from passenger service.

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PaperMoonShine
PaperMoonShine

This plane was so bad, if you had another type of plane crash, you'd think: "I bet a DC10/MD11 caused this."

Vor Monat
Tim W
Tim W

DC-10 you saved our country towns twice over here in AUS . A fire so huge and out of control the towns were deemed unsavable, watching you fly into gullies releasing your loads and climb up and out of places where I'd fear for small aircraft was just beyond belief. No matter what anyone else thinks, says or imagines your OK with me. Absolutely amazing aircraft.

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Richard Sanders
Richard Sanders

I liked DC-10-MD-11..

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Blatherskite
Blatherskite

Safe & reliable? Don't bounce it on landing!

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Rich Muller
Rich Muller

"A labor incident" in Iowa? Parts of a fan blade came apart.

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S A N T A N U
S A N T A N U

737 Max 👉🏼

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Toonses
Toonses

Of all my 62 years. I've only fly one time. That was on a DC10 flight.

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Oscar Mapalad
Oscar Mapalad

Yes I am once a passenger of DC 10 in the late 80's and I am worried in the sound of it's engine on rear tail of the airplane !!

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Dogefyed Studios
Dogefyed Studios

So you're telling me an airplane lost all of it's reputation because of idiotic ground crew. Cool.

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UNSATISFIED FANS
UNSATISFIED FANS

Fact: Mcdonnell Douglas team were shocked to the core after knowing that airline maintenance crew didn't even know the function of small window on the cargo door

Vor Monat
Dennis An
Dennis An

Sorry Mustard, this video is very poorly made…. Very little details about dc-10’s problem is being discussed, more like a mixture of historical clips

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John Keating
John Keating

I flew on a DC 10 twice. It was the mid 90’s, and AAA was doing air charters to Washington for a package day trip. It was very inexpensive, and was an ideal way to fly to DC, ditch the travel group, take the shuttle into the city, do what we wanted for the day, return to the airport before the flight, and fly back home. The only detail I didn’t know until we arrived at DTW was the aircraft used for the trip was a rather old DC 10. I had never flown one before and didn’t let my friends who were on the trip with me, know that I was a bit nervous. Even though it was a charter, there were assigned seats. We were a group of 5, 4 in the middle row, and 1 on the aisle in the first row of coach. As we were seated, I noticed how old the plane was because of the numerous cracks in the bulkhead areas. My friend pointed these out and I just told him to keep quiet. As the flight lifted off, the cracks were flexing noticeably. It was that way the whole flight to DC and back to DTW. I’m glad we flew round trip in this antique wide body without incident. I wish there were someway to find out how old the plane was because I swear it looked like the first one ever produced.

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CadetSparklez
CadetSparklez

My grandpa almost died on one and never flew on a plane since... plus it made the tristar never take off. I hate this plane

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Joyo!
Joyo!

Ya don't forget it was a part falling off a dc10 that caused the Concorde crash in Paris

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Kevin Cerovich
Kevin Cerovich

Meanwhile the L1011 is over against the wall, never asked to dance. She was the one!

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No Way
No Way

so mcdonnell douglas designed the 737 max the same as the dc 10

Vor 2 Monate
BLUE_UNION
BLUE_UNION

That’s why I reside with the md-11

Vor 2 Monate
Martin Farrell
Martin Farrell

My first ever flight was on a DC10 from Scotland to USA in 1989. Loved the interior of the plane. At that time I hadn't heard of DC10

Vor 2 Monate
LordTrayus
LordTrayus

The DC-10: a plane so bad that it wasn't satisfied with destroying itself. It had to take down Concorde with it.

Vor 2 Monate
Dihydrogen Monoxide
Dihydrogen Monoxide

@Shanghai You do understand that the fuel tank was hit and not the engine directly? The Concorde consumed so much fuel that it made it impossible to have small fuel tanks or less no:s of them.None of the earlier tire bursts were fatal either

Vor 18 Tage
Dihydrogen Monoxide
Dihydrogen Monoxide

@Declan Newton it wasn't a concorde's fault things fell out of a dc10

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Declan Newton
Declan Newton

But it did expose some flaws in Concorde though.

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alex548554
alex548554

Solid anti competition strategy if i heard of one...

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alex Lo
alex Lo

DC - Death to Concorde. It told early.

Vor 2 Monate
American Nobody
American Nobody

Literally the most used plane/plane design in the world the 747. The 747 reminds me of the Honda Civic!

Vor 2 Monate
Adel Aseeri
Adel Aseeri

McDonnell Douglas's garbage didn't go anywhere they scooted on over to Boeing, and the result is the Boeing 737 MAX, and some other rubbish.

Vor 2 Monate
Jackson heights
Jackson heights

🥱

Vor 2 Monate
Lupi33
Lupi33

It was a beautiful looking plane. I flew (in) it in 1977. Airline manufacturing is highly competitive and cutthroat business. Rival manufacturers to this day are quick to stoke negative publicity to their competitors through the media. Be skeptical about anything you read, see and hear.

Vor 2 Monate
M. Andrew Gandee
M. Andrew Gandee

The story of the DC-10 is really a testimony to how the press has the power to damage a fine product's reputation, with little to no accountability. The press called the plane a "winged coffin" after the 1979 Chicago crash, without actually knowing what went wrong on the flight. It was later determined that poor maintenance on American Airlines part had caused the plane to crash, but the press had already slaughtered MD's name. This and more are discussed in Michael Crichton's "Airframe" novel, a very interesting read if you like this stuff.

Vor 2 Monate
Fran Camino
Fran Camino

Actually the secondary cause was worse than the engine separation, and was the vulnerability of the design of the leading-edge slat system to the damage which produced asymmetry

Vor 2 Monate
mochi heart
mochi heart

despite all this there's a dc10 tanker that always flies over our neighborhood in northern california, after so many years this dc10 is still going strong battling the big wildfires in the area

Vor 2 Monate
fpshooterfull
fpshooterfull

I am NO Airplane expert. BUT, even when I saw the Thumbnail to this video. I KNEW it was going to be about the DC -10. This plane has HISTORY and a bad one.

Vor 2 Monate
Dusty's Games
Dusty's Games

i will always love the dc-10

Vor 2 Monate
David Campbell
David Campbell

I know a recently retired long-haul pilot for Air Canada... he tells me the DC10's were called in the industry the "Grandpa Jet" because they were very easy to fly. He seemed to think favorably of them.

Vor 2 Monate
Lazaros Ioannidis
Lazaros Ioannidis

So MD brought their failures into Boeing.

Vor 2 Monate
Diane Reid
Diane Reid

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Vor 2 Monate
The Christian Gamer
The Christian Gamer

Keep up the good work

Vor 2 Monate

At 0:53 it looks like it’s going on the road!

Vor 2 Monate
Tiago Patricio
Tiago Patricio

Looking at this and at this plane accident history, I have to ask: This plane caused the L-1011, a better plane at Every Level, to be put in the shelves, and why???

Vor 2 Monate
Tiago Patricio
Tiago Patricio

@Ryan Khosravi And because of that the clearly inferior plane got the upper hand...

Vor 2 Monate
Ryan Khosravi
Ryan Khosravi

Well there were a few factors. 1. The l1011 was Lockheed's first-ever jet airliner, and at the time, McdonnelDouglas was a well-known manufacturer. 2. The L1011 was so advanced that the plane was delayed over and over, and the company that made the plane's engines almost went bankrupt, making the British government nationalize the company to save it, these engine troubles caused Delta Airlines, the plane's largest operator, ordered five DC-10s because they were worried that the L1011s they had ordered would fall back behind schedule.

Vor 2 Monate
Screwed
Screwed

reputation and brand recognition is more important than the product itself in USA

Vor 2 Monate
Hyrum Wood
Hyrum Wood

I don't know if the DC-9 is still being flown by the US military or not but I flew on one in 2009 from Fort Campbell KY to Fort Carson CO and it wasn't a bad experience at all.

Vor 2 Monate
Muxi Wang
Muxi Wang

I started loving the DC10 after knowing about FedEx flight 705

Vor 2 Monate
dageek1000
dageek1000

I flew once with a DC10 back in 2001. I didnt knew about its reputation but i remember i wasnt really confident

Vor 2 Monate
BloodSteyn
BloodSteyn

Bloodhound Gang... "Like a DC10, guaranteed to go down!"

Vor 2 Monate
雪ディアナ
雪ディアナ

Good thing Airbus came soon

Vor 2 Monate
seamusmolloy
seamusmolloy

They were good planes but had no fail-safe so every problem ended up leading to a catastrophic failure

Vor 2 Monate

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