Throwback Thursday
A Dominicana Boeing 727 prepares for takeoff (Photo: Jon Proctor [GFDL 1.2 ( or GFDL 1.2 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Dominicana de Aviacion

Founded in 1944, Compania Dominicana de Aviacion, also known as Dominica, was launched with a fleet of DC-3s and, later, DC-6s at its headquarters in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic. The ultimate goal for forming the airline was to create a true national airline to handle a growing amount of passengers. Over the course of their history, the airline operated a vast variety of aircraft, including the DC-3, DC-4, DC-6, DC-8, DC-9, DC-10, Boeing 757, 747-100, 737, 727-100, 737-200, 720, 707,…