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The First Jumbos

The First Jumbos Photo CD Review

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review April 2016 Title The First Jumbos
Publisher Aero Research Published 2016
ISBN None Format 154 very high resolution JPEGs
MSRP (USD) $12.95


The First Jumbos
The First Jumbos
The First Jumbos

Aero Research is back with a new title - 'The First Jumbos'. This photo CD looks at the original wide-body airliners that could carry more passengers aloft than any aircraft type before them. These include the Boeing 747, Douglas DC-10, and Lockheed L-1011. Of course this evolution continued through the Boeing 767 and 777 as well as the McDonnell Douglas MD-11 and the various Airbus heavies in service. Only the Airbus A380 can loft more than 500 people in one flight, but I digress.

This photo CD contains a wide selection of the 747, DC-10 and L-1011 in a variety of liveries from around the world including many familiar sights, three of which are to the right. If you're not old enough to remember all three of these airlines, you missed out on the real meaning of 'heavy metal'.

For those of you who've collected many of the photo-CD's from Aero Research, you might find that there are some duplicate images from previous releases presented on this disc, but there are quite a few that you'll want nonetheless.

This is a nice selection of imagery that you won't find available in such clarity and size. This title is recommended!

You can purchase this reference or any of their other photo CDs directly from their website or via email

My sincere thanks to Aero Research for this review sample!