Posts Tagged ‘Douglas DC-3’
 

 

The Rush To Save A Vintage C-53

In a small town 30 minutes outside of Canton, Ohio sits a vintage C-53. If one airline pilot can't raise the money to save it soon, it will meet the scrapper.
by Jay Haapala
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Today in Aviation History: November 14th

Female aviator Amy Johnson breaks a speed record, Southern Airways Flight 932 crashes with the Marshall University football team, the 747-8 program is launched, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 

Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster: January 28th in Aviation History

The Space Shuttle Challenger explodes after launch, the crash of a TAME 727 in Colombia, a DC-3 chartered by the INS goes down in 1948 and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 

 

On This Day in Aviation History: May 6th

The Hindenburg Disaster in Lakehurst, New Jersey ends the era of the airship. Several firsts, such as PSA's inaugural flight, United's flights between NY and San Francisco, first flight of the P-47 Thunderbolt, and TWA's delive...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 

Today in Aviation History: October 23rd

A number of firsts today: First heavier-than-air flight in Europe, first use of a plane in warfare, first transcontinental service between New York and Los Angeles, an American Airlines DC-3 collides with a B-34 bomber, and mor...
by NYCAviation Staff