Northwest flew an extensive fleet of Boeing 727s, reaching a peak of 64 aircraft in the 1980s. May came from the airline's predecessor Republic Airlines. This repaint represents the final livery worn by the 727 fleet, commonly referred as the "bowling shoe" scheme, before the aircraft were retired in 2003. Developed by Tenkuu Developers Studio (TDS). Model features high resolution textures, dynamic flexing wings, nose gear steering, rudder lock, ground spoilers, low speed aileron locks at high speed, fully animated control surfaces, fully independent suspension, trim animation, opening passenger doors, rolling wheels, animated thrust reversers with reverser block doors, detailed textures, full night lighting, ground service vehicles and more. Model design by Hiroshi Igami. Flight dynamics design by Nick Wilkinson. Effects by David Biggar. Master textures by Kyle Schurb. Enjoy!