Airlines Boeing 707-331 N771TW
This was the aircraft with which TWA
inaugurated international jet services on 23 November
1959. The series -300 was the so-called Boeing 707 International. By then the
acquired access to London, and the first jet flight was from New York
to Frankfurt, via London.
this jet service was a full year after rival Pan American's, and it
took TWA several
regain the competitive advantage lost by waiting for the larger
aircraft. The above shot
taken by Bob Garrard in February of 1967 at Port Columbus
International Airport, Ohio.
wonders just what an International 707 was doing at this domestic
airport, even in the mid