Neil's Nostalgia

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I had arrived at 06:45 EDT at JFK - New York on the last built Canadair CL-44D4-2 TF-LLI (39) "Bjarni Herjolfsson" operating Flight "LL421" of Loftleidir. Almost deaf after a flight from Iceland sitting abeam the engines, I made my way to a nearby viewing area, to become even deafer. I had my portable tape recorder with me, the size of an attache case, and hope someday to add some "noise" to this page, so you may share the sights and sounds of very early morning viewing the Easter Airlines ramp. Here we have N8701E Boeing 720-025 (18155) departing from the gate, with not much room for errors!
N8149N (18973) Boeing 727-25
N8117N (18268) Boeing 727-25
N8160G (19360) Boeing 727-25 - later became N124FE with FedEx. Now with the Museum of Flight in Seattle.
Here N5501 (1005) and N5538 (1078) Lockheed L-188A Electra of Eastern Airlines come and go.