Saturday, December 27, 2014

FAA DC-3 N34 Update

The FAA's Douglas DC-3, N34,is now located in the Texas Air & Space Museum,
Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport,
10801 Airport Blvd, Amarillo, TX 79111
and is open to the public during regular museum hours.

It is also on the national register of historic places

PT Solinski

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

World War II pilot, 99, reunited with C-47

(CNN) —Peter J. Goutiere was just shy of 30 years old when he piloted a Douglas C-47, the military designation of the venerable commercial DC-3, from Miami to Kolkata, India.

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Saturday, August 23, 2014

14 Days around New Zealand in DC-3 at 3000 feet

Airscapade Affairs
52 Howden St.
Te Anau 9600
New Zealand



Friday, May 23, 2014

D-day explained June 6th 1944

Angel made me aware of this Outstanding D-day awesome graphic

Check it out…C-47 fans

Friday, May 16, 2014

Historic C-47 Departs for Normandy

Historic C-47 Departs for Normandy

Flying Magazine

Whiskey 7, a Douglas C-47 that flew as a lead ship dropping paratroopers during ... After the war the C-47 was converted to a DC-3, flying for several airlines ... The C-47 departed Geneseo Airport at about 2:30 p.m. local time today.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Logbook presents: C-47B – C-FBKB

Another fine article found in Logbook…


Civil, Military, Airline, General Aviation – Pilots, Aircrew, Mechanics – LOGBOOK

brings you the stories that have never been published before, told by the people who experienced the history first-hand. LOGBOOK is heavily illustrated, usually with out of the ordinary photographs that have never been seen before.
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we also enjoy working with, actively encouraging and publishing the first-time, one-time and fledgling author. These are the folks who actually lived the aviation history they are writing about, which lets the reader experience the action from a unique perspective. This allows LOGBOOK to bring you aviation history you will find no other place.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Airborne Sensor - Eagle360


Eagle360 April 2014
Check out amazing Eagle360 air-to-air video of an Airborne Support Inc, DC-3 tanker training for (very) low level spraying of oil dispersants in the Gulf of Mexico (these people were first in and last out during the BP Deep Horizon oil spill),

Next Week we'll be at Sun n Fun, booth D-12. If you live in the Northeast, where this winter has been longer and colder than recent memory, you can imagine how we are looking forward to heading South, and we hope to see you there. In addition to the booth, I'll be presenting twice on Secrets of Shooting Amazing Airborne Video: Wednesday at 11 am in Classroom 5 and Friday at 1 pm in classroom 2. Drop by: we will cover cameras, settings, flight planning, with lots of real-world examples!

Airborne Sensor LLC
9 Beach Rd.
Hingham, MA 02043

Dispersing Oil Slicks in the Gulf

Airborne Support Inc (ASI) has been in business since 1991, providing aerial dispersant services for over 100 clients engaged in oil and gas drilling activities in the Gulf of Mexico. During BP Deepwater Horizon their aircraft were first on the scene and the last to detach from recovery efforts. They fly 4 spray aircraft and 2 spotter/surveillance aircraft. Here Brad Barker, ASI President, flies a Twin Commander with an Eagle360, escorting and shooting video of one of their DC-3's in training action over the Gulf of Mexico, flying from their base in Houma Louisiana. Spray runs are conducted at 50 feet AGL!

Monday, March 24, 2014

Restored WWII C-47 to return to Normandy for D-Day anniversary

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The next time the American military transport plane known as Whiskey 7 drops its paratroopers over Normandy, France, it will be for a commemoration instead of an invasion.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Historic DC-3 goes to new home

Article AOPA







A Douglas DC-3, one of two movable items on the National Register of Historic Places, is about to move to its permanent home at the Texas Air & Space Museum in Amarillo. The DC-3, tail number N34, was built in May 1945 and spent its first 10 years flying worldwide for the U.S. Navy. Read more...

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

DC-3s deliver hope to remote Colombian villages


Aging DC-3s Deliver Hope To Remote Villages In Colombia

Published January 15, 2014

Fox News Latino

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The Douglas DC-3, the plane that revolutionized air travel in the 1930s and which went out of production in 1942, is still taking flight over the dense jungles of southern Colombia, delivering passengers, food and medical supplies to remote villages in the region.