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Douglas DC-3 (N45366)

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Flying over Connecticut. May 2019

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wylann
Beautiful bird and a great shot!

What was the chase plane?
George Bures
With the Army Air Corps military markings it is a C-47.
robert kennington
"D-Day Doll".

"Placid Lassie" to lead 75th Anniversary of D-Day landing. Big C-47, R4D, DC-3 fly-in at D-Day Normandy starting tomorrow! (Note "activity-log" below).

D-Day Squadron — "The Mighty Fifteen" – The American Contingent Flying to Normandy

http://ddaysquadron.org/the-mighty-fifteen-the-american-contingent-flying-to-normandy/

It's gonna be yuge!

≡≡8-O
ken ellis
Restored Veteran C53D Skytrooper, left Riverside, CA 8May headed to GB and France for a D-Day re-enactment. She’ll carry 20 of about 250 other jumpers on the June 5 drop. Newly named D-Day Doll completed two parachute drops and a troop carrier glider tow on invasion day. Built, July 1943 at the Douglas Santa Monica plant. Inland Empire Wing, Commemorative AF operates the WWII So Cal Aviation Museum; obtained the plane in 2001. Restoration has been underway for the past two years. A great addition to the 75th anniversary. I wa a member of the 101st Abn for the 25th.
Source San Fernando Valley Daily News, May 13, 2019. Author David Downey ddowney@scng.com
Kirk Wittmayer
Man, ya just gotta love it, what a bird.
Mike Odell
Best Workhorse ever...
Ira Smith
Beautiful shot! I am awed by the machine and the troops that flew and jumped from these aircraft each time I see one.
andrew forster
Just flown over my house in Normandie france
ACTIVITY LOG
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
06-Dec-2019 DC3San Bernardino Intl ()Riverside Muni () 01:54PM PST 02:15PM PST 0:21
06-Dec-2019 DC3Edwards Afb ()San Bernardino Intl () 01:07PM PST 01:45PM PST 0:38
03-Dec-2019 DC3Edwards Afb ()Edwards Afb () 09:38AM PST 12:24PM PST 2:46
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