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50821

1944 Douglas C-117D C/N 43322

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Latest photos of 50821
  • 50821 @ NPA - C-117D - by Florida Metal by Florida Metal @ NPA
  • 50821 @ KNPA - At the National Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, Florida in 1982. - by Alf Adams by Alf Adams @ KNPA
  • 50821 @ NPA - C-117D - by Florida Metal by Florida Metal @ NPA
  • 50821 @ NPA - C-117D - by Florida Metal by Florida Metal @ NPA

Airframe Info

Manufacturer:Douglas
Model:C-117D    Search all Douglas C-117D
Year built:1944
Construction Number (C/N):43322
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing multi engine
Number of Seats:35
Number of Engines:2
Engine Type:Reciprocating
Engine Manufacturer and Model:Wright R-1820-80

Aircraft

Registration Number:50821
Current Status:Preserved

Owner

Address:National Museum of Naval Aviation
Pensacola, Florida
United States

User Comments

Glenn Chatfield, 2013-02-08 11:30:19
 Built in 1944 as as C-47B 43-49615 cn 26876.
In December 1944 the plane was transferred to the US Navy, who re-designated the plane as an R4D-6.
In 1951-52 it was converted to R4D-8 (Super DC-3), with the new cn 43322
In 1962, with the new tri-service designation system, the plane was re-designated as C-117D.