Civil Aviation in 1960
selected pictures of
passenger loading ramps at San Francisco
International Airport. Telescoping corridors
contect the terminal to tje entrances of DC-8
airliners. As of the end of 1960 similar ramps
were being built at New York, Chicago, Los
Angeles, and Seattle.
A Boeing 707-120B
turbofan-powered jet airliner making its maiden
flight on June 22, 1960.
A Boeing 707 leaving
New York International Airport in October 1960 en
route to Pakistan, where, under a Pan American
World Airways lease, it was to be flown by the
Pakistani International Airlines.
A Convair 880 jet
airliner being placed in service by Delta Air
Lines in May 1960.
A passenger waiting
room of the new air terminal opened at Ottawa,
Canada, on June 30, 1960.
The control tower
built by the Port Authority of New York City for
the Newark, New Jersey, airport, which was
dedicated on January 18, 1960.
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