49 Votes (4.79 Average) and 12,267 Views  

Douglas DC-3 (N47HL) - C-47
/images/icons/csMagGlass.png medium / large / full

Douglas DC-3 (N47HL)




Please log in or register to post a comment.

Alan Hume
Nice study with blurred background from the panning effect. Technically it's not a DC-3 but rather a C-47 Skytrain with a shortened tail cone for glider-towing shackles, and an astrodome in the cabin roof behind the cockpit, but heh! it's got windows just like a DC-3 so why split hairs? Let's not spoil the impact of a great picture!
Bob Gedemer
Just because of cosmetics, doesn't make it a c47.
It is registered as a DC-3
Here's the "skinny" on this "DC-3"... which did indeed start out as a C-47 and was manufactured in 1943 during wartime production...

N47HL, the Commemorative Air Force's C-47B "Bluebonnet Belle" was originally procured with USAAF s/n 43-49942, c/n 27203. It went to Great Britain's RAF as a Dakota IV and was later transferred to Canada's RCAF according to Joe Baugher's information.
marylou anderson
very nice composition. Like the blurred background.
sad ending to a nice aircraft
Want a full history search for N47HL dating back to 1998? Buy now. Get it within one hour.
Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
No Recent History Data
Basic users (becoming a basic user is free and easy!) view 3 months history. Join


Don't have an account? Register now (free) for customized features, flight alerts, and more!
This website uses cookies. By using and further navigating this website, you accept this.
Did you know that FlightAware flight tracking is supported by advertising?
You can help us keep FlightAware free by allowing ads from FlightAware.com. We work hard to keep our advertising relevant and unobtrusive to create a great experience. It's quick and easy to whitelist ads on FlightAware or please consider our premium accounts.