Douglas C-47 Skytrain
series of military transport aircraft
The C-47 Skytrain was an American cargo aircraft that could carry up to 3.5 tons. It was the military version of the DC-3. The C-47 was most notably used during World War II by the Allied to move troops, supplies and the wounded.
|A C-47 over Duxford D-Day Show 2014|
|Role||Military transport aircraft|
|National origin||United States|
|Manufacturer||Douglas Aircraft Company|
|First flight||23 December 1941|
|Status||In service in Colombia, Greece, El Salvador and South Africa|
|Primary users||United States Army Air Forces|
Royal Air Force
United States Navy
Royal Canadian Air Force
|Developed from||Douglas DC-3|
Douglas AC-47 Spooky
- C-47 Skytrain Military Transport Historical Snapshot Boeing. Retrieved: 29 June 2017.