in ,

Happy Birthday ole T-tailer! 727 took off 51 years ago today.

727The 727 made its first flight today back in 1963.  Over the years its carried millions of passengers and opened up new markets with its short field capabilities and high lift wing.  Today the model is becoming increasingly rare with only a few hundred left in service around the world, mostly in cargo operations.


Written by Avgeekery

We are avgeeks, a ragtag group of people who live, breathe, eat, sleep and dream about aviation. is that little corner on the web where we share pictures, post interesting facts and unabashedly share our passion for all things aviation.

Aleutian Tiger

Band of Brothers