Specifications   C/47

Empty Weight : 18,135 LB          8,226 KG

Takeoff Weight : 31.000 LB    14,061 Kg

   The DC3 was a great leap forward for civil aviation in the late 1930's not only in the U.S. but in many other countries as well .

DC3/ C47

Wingspan :  95FT                 29.4 M

Cruise :  160 MPH                259 KM/H

Power:  2 P&W  1,200 HP          895 KW

      Aviation historians feel that the DC3/C47 will still be working for a living on the one hundredth  anniversary of its introduction

Bomber Command R.C.A.F.  F/LT  Sean Dunn

   They were used by over ninety  five different nations at the peak of its popularity. 

    The DC3 soon attracted attention from the military . It was soon dubbed the C47 and modified  for duty . This included a stronger floor and larger door

   This amazing aircraft went to work in 1936 and has not had a day off since .