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-21 seats
-180 mph
-24,400 lb. max. gross take-off weight
-1000 mile range

This airplane was noisy & uncomfortable compared to today’s standards but was very economical and sturdy for the time.

By 1940s, 85% of the fleets of all US domestic airlines consisted of DC-3s.

Pan Am owned approximately 90 DC-3s including ex-military conversions they acquired for $5000 to $8000 each.

 

Douglas DC-3

DC3

Douglas Dc-3  Douglas DC-3 Cockpit

Douglas DC-3

  
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