Douglas DC-3 in America by Air

Douglas DC-3 in America by Air
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The most successful airliner in history, the Douglas DC-3 dominated both commercial and military air transportation from its introduction in 1935 until after World War II. It was the first airplane that could make money by carrying only passengers. This one flew nearly 57,000 hours for Eastern Air Lines from 1937 to 1952.

Photographer:

Eric Long

ID #:

WEB10822-2008

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National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

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Smithsonian Institution

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