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1943 Douglas C-47B-20-DK C/N 27203

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Airframe Info

Model:C-47B-20-DK    Search all Douglas C-47B-20-DK
Year built:1943
Construction Number (C/N):27203
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing multi engine
Number of Seats:32
Number of Engines:2
Engine Type:Turbo-prop
Engine Manufacturer and Model:P & W R-1830 SERIES
Also Registered As:
N47HL  Valid


Registration Number:C-GCKE
Current Status:De-registered


Owner:Nunasi Central Airlines
Address:Kenora, Ontario

User Comments

Malcolm Clarke, 2016-02-07 06:11:18
 C-GCKE Originally built as a Douglas C-47B-20-DK for the USAAF as 43-49942. To the RAF as KN270, later to the RCAF, retaining RAF serial. Bought by Ontario Central Airlines (in 1984, the airline was renamed Nunasi-Central Airlines.) and re-registered C-GCKE, in service until December 1984. In service until December 1985 then leased back to Ontario Central Airlines until March 1986. Leased to Perimeter Airlines Inland until May 1986. Leased to Ata Construction Lted, Norman Wells, Northwest Territories until 1989, then to Calm Air. Later sold to Randy Daoust, St. Albert, Alberta but registration cancelled in 1995. As of December 2008, registered as N47HL Bluebonnet Belle and operated by the Commemorative Air Force, Midland, Texas, United States.