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      Post #72374, posted on 05-10-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Does anyone know the window pitch on the DC-8 61/62/63?

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      Post #72375, posted on 05-10-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      I donít have the figure on my iPad, but itís the same on all DC-8s.

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      Post #72376, posted on 05-10-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Great, thanks Jennings. I figured it was but just wanted to confirm.

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      Post #72377, posted on 05-10-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Most (but not all) DC-8 fuselage frames are 40" wide.

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      Post #72380, posted on 05-11-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      On the subject of DC-8 windows, the instruction sheet for the old ATP DC-8 window decal gave a pretty good (though possibly not comprehensive) rundown on the different window and exit configurations Douglas built in the Eight to customer specification:

      https://www.airlinercafe.com/photo_10274.details
      https://www.airlinercafe.com/photo_10275.details

      I've long been a believer in "choose a specific airframe at a specific time" but as the above links demonstrate, few subjects drive this home as effectively as window configurations on a DC-8.

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      Post #72381, posted on 05-11-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      This is *just* the DC-8-61/63 (taken from the McDD tech manuals)


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      Post #72383, posted on 05-11-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Wow...this is a HUGE help to me! I usually juts count windows and cut a decal accordingly, then place them by best guess by counting fuselage sections until it looks about right...TLAR. I've just begun a DC-8-61 build, to be finished as N822E ca. 1967 in Delta livery; the McDD window frame placement sheet will be very useful...thanks, Jennings.

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      Post #72384, posted on 05-11-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      https://imageshack.com/i/pnPPVUxSp

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      Post #72392, posted on 05-12-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Much thanks Jennings!!