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Douglas DC-3 (N272R)

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This airplane is 75 years old.

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jesse kyzer
1944 DOUGLAS DC3C C-47A-25-DK (Dakota)
cliff731
This one has some history according to Joe Baugher's information...

"42-108934/108993 Douglas C-47A-25-DK Skytrain"

"108983 (MSN 13678) to USAAF Jun 21, 1944. Ninth Air Force 23Jul44. 438th Troop Carrier Group, Ninth Air Force, Prosnes (A-79), Reims, France Feb45. Transported paratroopers of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Division to a drop zone at the southern edge of the Diersfordt, three mile northwest of Wesel, Germany on Operation ‘Varsity’ 24Mar45. Returned to USA Aug 5, 1945. To RFC Oct 22, 1945 NC88824(.) TWA "328" 26Nov45. Beldex Corp 16Jan52. Atlantic Avn Svce, DE US Dec53. Westinghouse Electric Corp N272R. Central American Airways Flying Service Louisville, KY Jul65. Atlantic Aviation Service, DE US 1971. Central American Airways Flying Service Apr77. current 2011".

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_5.html
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