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Braniff International Douglas DC-8-62 N1808E on the apron at Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, circa 1980. (Photo: Daniel R. Carneiro, Copyright: BFC Collection)

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Braniff International Boeing powering down the runway at Los Angeles-International as it departs for Seoul-Kimpo, April (Photo: Ron Monroe, Copyright: Braniff Flying Colors Collection)

Braniff International Boeing 727-27 N7289 on the pre-delivery line at Renton-Municipal, July 1967. (Photo: Boeing, Copyright: Braniff Flying Colors Collection)

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Braniff International Boeing on the pre-delivery line at Renton-Municipal, July (Photo: Boeing, Copyright: Braniff Flying Colors Collection)

In the 1960s and 1970s, airlines had little incentive to compete on fares or routes because those were tightly regulated by the government. So instead, they focused on their image and service. This period is widely considered to be the golden age of aviation both for the service on the planes and for the colorful designs on the tarmacs. Braniff Boeing 727-100, June 1977.

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Braniff International Boeing about to touch down at Chicago-O'Hare, June (Photo: Bob Garrard, Copyright: Braniff Flying Colors Collection)

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Braniff International Boeing at Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County, June along with two Boeing aircraft & were acquired by Braniff in 1966 after Pacific Northern cancelled it's own order. Photo courtesy of Jason McDowell.

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Northwest Airlines Boeing at Pittsburgh-International, March This aircraft can be seen attempting a "cold start" where compressed snow is forced through the number two engine, spinning the turbine prior to ignition.

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