Aircraft 42-65580 Data

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42-65580

1939 Douglas DC-3A (C-49H) C/N 2167

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Airframe Info

Manufacturer:Douglas
Model:DC-3A (C-49H)    Search all Douglas DC-3A (C-49H)
Year built:1939
Construction Number (C/N):2167
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing multi engine
Number of Seats:32
Number of Engines:2
Engine Type:Reciprocating
Engine Manufacturer and Model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp
Also Registered As:
N40PB  Ceased operations Sep 1988  Delivery: 1980-03-12

Aircraft

Registration Number:42-65580
Current Status:To US civil register.

Owner

Owner:United States Air Force
Address:,
United States

User Comments

Malcolm Clarke, 2020-05-14 05:45:21
 Ex American Airlines commercial DC-3 impressed by USAAF 65580 (MSN 2167) to American Airlines as NC21768 Aug 25, 1939. To DSC May 22, 1942 - Operated by Canadian Colonial Sep 22, 1942 and American Airlines Jan 12, 1943. Returned to civil registry as NC21768 (American Airlines Apr 15, 1944 - Trans Texas Nov 17, 1948 - Tradewinds Aeromotive Inc, San Antonio, TX. Oct 31, 1968 for conversion to DC-3A - Charter Air Center - Florida Airlines, Air South 1974/75 - Air South 1974. 175 A C Allyn, Sarasota, FL US 1974. Pioneer Intl Leasing Corp, Chicago, IL 1975. Dolphin Aviation Inc, Sarasota, FL US Jun79. Sold to Provincetown Boston Airlines May 21, 1980. Reregistered N40PB (May 1980), later N22357. Sold to Basler Turbo conversions, Oshkosh, WI Jul 24, 2000.
Courtesy Joe Baugher.