This aircraft was manufactured as a true DC-3 but was used during WWII to carry troops within the United States. It was delivered to Braniff Airways in 1940 and Braniff subsequently used it for troops during 1942-1943. This airplane is the second highest time DC-3 still flying with over 82,000 airframe hours.
|Registration Number||Date of Manufacture|
|Douglas C-47||95 feet|
|Overall length:||Empty weight:|
|64 feet 5.5 inches||18,000 lbs|
|Gross weight:||Fuel capacity:|
|25,200 pounds||2125 miles|
|Oil capacity||Engine type:|
|Two 1200 hp Pratt & Whitney R1830 engines|
|Propeller type:||Max Speed|
|Three Blade Hamilton Standard||230 mph|
|Rate of Climb||Cruise Speed|
|Service Ceiling||Number of Crew|
|23,200 feet||Two Crew|
|Number Built||Number Surviving|
The airplane was restored in 1991.
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