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Douglas DC-3

Commercial Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft

Over 16,000 examples of the successful Douglas DC-3 aircraft were ultimately produced.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 6/8/2016
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Year: 1936
Manufacturer(s): Douglas Aircraft Company - USA
Production: 16,079
Crew: 2 + 3
Length: 64.63 ft (19.7 m)
Width: 95.14 ft (29 m)
Height: 16.93 ft (5.16 m)
Weight (Empty): 18,298 lb (8,300 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 25,133 lb (11,400 kg)
Power: 2 x Wright R-1820 Cyclone 9 OR 2 x Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp S1C3G radial piston engines developing up to 1,200 horsepower.
Speed: 237 mph (381 kph; 206 kts)
Ceiling: 23,950 feet (7,300 m; 4.54 miles)
Range: 1,025 miles (1,650 km; 891 nm)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,130 ft/min (344 m/min)
Operators: Australia; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Ireland; Netherlands; Peru; Romania; Sweden; Switzerland; United States; Venezuela



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