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Douglas DC-3

airliner and military transport aircraft family

Douglas DC-3 is a American fixed-wing, propeller airliner designed by Douglas.

DC-3
Douglas DC-3, SE-CFP.jpg
A DC-3 operated in period Scandinavian Airlines colors by Flygande Veteraner flying over Lidingö, Sweden (1989)
Role Airliner and transport aircraft
National origin United States
Manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company
First flight December 17, 1935
Introduction 1936
Status In service
Produced 1936–1942, 1950
Number built 607[1]
Unit cost
US$79,500 (equivalent to $1,452,805 in 2018)[2][3]
Developed from Douglas DC-2
Variants Douglas C-47 Skytrain
Lisunov Li-2
Showa/Nakajima L2D
Basler BT-67
Conroy Turbo-Three
Conroy Tri-Turbo-Three

ReferencesEdit

  1. Francillon 1979, pp. 217–251.
  2. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2008". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved 2009-08-01.
  3. Rumerman, Judy. "The Douglas DC-3". Archived August 6, 2004, at the Wayback Machine U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission, 2003. Retrieved March 12, 2012.