Douglas C47 Skytrain

The Douglas DC-3 is a twin-engined short-to-medium-range Airliner with a capacity of maximum 32 passengers and a military utility transport aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company. The military main-variant was the C-47 Skytrain. The DC-3 is a development of the Douglas DC-2. The DC-3/C-47 was produced in countless variants. After WWII thousands of surplus C-47 Skytrain were converted to be used as civil airliners. The Lisunov Li-2 was a copied variant of the DC-3 with production in the Soviet Union. The DC-3 was also license-produced in Japan as Nakajima L2D. Today (2010) many DC-3 remain in commercial operation. The Basler BT-67 is one of the turboporp conversion variants of the DC-3. First Flight: 23 december 1941

Statistics & Information

ICAO
DC3
Name
Douglas C47 Skytrain
Operator
DutchFly
PAX
28
Crew
2
Cargo
3000kg
MTOW
11,430
MLW
12,227
MZFW
31,000
Total in Fleet
1
Service Ceiling
26,400ft
Range
3,421nm
Max Speed
200kts
Wingspan
29.00m
Length
20.00m
Height
5.00m
Engine Type
Pratt & Whitney R-1830-S1C3-G Twin Wasp
Minimum Pilot Rank
None

Registrations

PH-PAB