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1969 Press Photo Pan American World Airways has taken delivery - mja03050

$12.33
AdID: 3072636

Availability: In stock

Part Number: mja03050

Height: 6

Width: 9

Source: Milwaukee Journal

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This is an original press photo. Aircraft Tug - Pan American World Airways has taken delivery of the first of the large airport tow tractors designed to handle the 362 passenger Boeing 747 jet on the ground. The $90,000 tractor, developed by International Harvester Co.'s Hough division at Libertyville, Ill., is twice as heavy and almost three times as powerful as the largest tow tractor now available. It has a 600 horsepower engine. Pan Am is scheduled to begin commercial flights with the 747 in December.Photo measures 9 x 6inches. Photo is dated 08-05-1969.