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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress (N7227C) - A scene that I'm sure played out often at RAF Duxford throughout the 1940s on display at Dallas Executive in 2018. B-17G Flying Fortress "Texas Raiders" passing by C-53 "D-Day Doll" on takeoff at the 2018 Commemorative Air Force Wings Over Dallas airshow (Please view in "full" for highest image quality)
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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress (N7227C)

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A scene that I'm sure played out often at RAF Duxford throughout the 1940s on display at Dallas Executive in 2018. B-17G Flying Fortress "Texas Raiders" passing by C-53 "D-Day Doll" on takeoff at the 2018 Commemorative Air Force Wings Over Dallas airshow (Please view in "full" for highest image quality)

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John Buckley
um the near aircraft with D-0Day markings on the wings is a C-47 not a C-53....
Garrett HellerPhoto Uploader
John- Actually it is a C-53, a C-53 is a variant of the C-47. The C-53 was a "stock" DC-3 without the reenforced floor, larger cargo door, and other military upgrades. Due to the shortage of C-47s initially at the start of the War these C-53s were put into service as transports and served throughout the conflict
zfwaviation
Umm... Garrett, that's a C-53....
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16-Jul-2021 UnknownNear Clarksville, TNClinton National () First seen 10:13 CDT 12:34 CDT 2:21
15-Jul-2021 UnknownOutlaw Fld ()Outlaw Fld () 15:31 CDT 16:56 CDT (?) 1:25
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13-Jul-2021 UnknownOutlaw Fld ()Outlaw Fld () 11:03 CDT 11:25 CDT (?) 0:22
12-Jul-2021 UnknownNashville Intl ()Outlaw Fld () 14:43 CDT 15:10 CDT 0:27
12-Jul-2021 UnknownEvansville Rgnl ()Nashville Intl () 10:31 CDT 11:35 CDT 1:04
11-Jul-2021 UnknownEvansville Rgnl ()Evansville Rgnl () 13:15 CDT 13:41 CDT 0:25
11-Jul-2021 UnknownEvansville Rgnl ()Evansville Rgnl () 12:28 CDT 12:54 CDT 0:26
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