Western Air Lines  McDonnell Douglas DC-10    N914WA              (c/n


                                    Another striking Bob Garrard image. This DC-10 looks almost predatory-like as it makes its approach
                                    "over the numbers on runway 9L' at Miami International in December of 1980. The DC-10s (15 of
                                    them) were acquired in 1970s, initially to operate the Los Angeles to Mexico City route. Following
                                    deregulation. in 1978 the carrier offered a Miami to London Gatwick service and the DC-10s were
                                    used on this route in addition to some transcontinental services. Nine of them passed to Delta
                                    (N914WA was one) when that carrier took over Western in 1987.