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Douglas Tp79 (C-47) C/N 9001

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  • 79001 @ ESCF - at Linkoping - by Volker Hilpert by Volker Hilpert @ ESCF

Airframe Info

Model:Tp79 (C-47)    Search all Douglas Tp79 (C-47)
Year built:0000
Construction Number (C/N):9001
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing multi engine
Number of Seats:N/A
Number of Engines:2
Engine Type:Reciprocating
Engine Manufacturer and Model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp


Registration Number:79001
Current Status:Museum exhibit


Owner:Swedish Air Force Museum (Flygvapenmuseum)

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Admin, 2012-04-11 13:08:24
  Ex USAF 42-5694. To civil registry as SE-APZ (Skandinaviska Aero AB ‘Pollus’ Aug 10, 1946 - SILA Jun 01, 1948 - SAS Aug 01, 1948. Sold to Royal Swedish AF as Tp79 ser. no. 79001 Jun 07, 1949, delivered Dec 22, 1950 and operated by F-8, code ‘72’. Shot down over Baltic by Russian fighters Jun 13, 1952. Wreckage recovered in March 2004 and now on display at the Flygvapenmuseum, Linkoping, Sweden.