Douglas Aircraft Company - DC3 Dakota Flying Dutchman
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|Hoogte||Circa 42 cm op de standaard|
|Breedte||Spanwijdte 97 cm|
The DC-3 is an airplane of the American plane factory Douglas Aircraft Company. From 1935, 10.655 copies are build, plus 4.937 pieces in license.
The device is still used for commercial flights in the 21st century. In addition, various airline clubs have air-conditioned DC-3's.
The RAF named the plane Dakota; the Americans spoke of Gooney Bird. In the American armed forces, various types were in use C-47 (Skytrain), C-49, C-50, C-52, C-53 (Skytrooper), C-68, C-84, C-117.
In the Netherlands, the first DC-3 was delivered to KLM in 1936.
In total, the KLM purchased 23 devices of this type before the war. The DC-3 made it possible to increase the frequency on the line to Dutch-India from two to three times a week. The DC-3 remained in use on European routes until the 1960s.
Delivery time approximately 2 weeks because it has to been hand painted
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