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Douglas DC-3

United States (1936)

Detailing the development and operational history of the Douglas DC-3 Commercial Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft.

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Over 16,000 examples of the successful Douglas DC-3 aircraft were ultimately produced.

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Any available statistics for the Douglas DC-3 Commercial Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft are showcased in the areas immediately below. Categories include basic specifications covering country-of-origin, operational status, manufacture(s) and total quantitative production. Other qualities showcased are related to structural values (namely dimensions), installed power and standard day performance figures, installed or proposed armament and mission equipment (if any), global users (from A-to-Z) and series model variants (if any).
Douglas DC-3 Specifications
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United States
Year: 1936
Type: Commercial Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
Manufacturer(s): Douglas Aircraft Company - USA
Production: 16,079
Supported Mission Types
Air-to-Air
Interception
Unmanned
Ground Attack
Close-Air Support
Training
Anti-Submarine
Anti-Ship
Airborne Early Warning
MEDEVAC
Electronic Warfare
Maritime/Navy
Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
Passenger Industry
VIP Travel
Business Travel
Search/Rescue
Recon/Scouting
Special Forces
X-Plane/Development
Structural
Crew: 2 + 3
Length: 64.63 ft (19.7 m)
Width: 95.14 ft (29.00 m)
Height: 16.93 ft (5.16 m)
Empty Weight: 18,298 lb (8,300 kg)
MTOW: 25,133 lb (11,400 kg)


Installed 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.

Standard Day Performance
Maximum Speed: 237 mph (381 kph; 206 kts)
Maximum Range: 1,025 mi (1,650 km; 891 nm)
Service Ceiling: 23,950 ft (7,300 m; 4.54 mi)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,130 ft/min (344 m/min)


Armament
None.

Operators List
Australia; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Ireland; Netherlands; Peru; Romania; Sweden; Switzerland; United States; Venezuela

Series Model Variants
• DST
• DC-3
• DC-3A
• DC-3B
• DC-3C
• DC-3S
• DC-3/2000
• Basler BT-67
• Conroy Turbo Three
• Conroy Super-Turbo-Three
• Conroy Tri-Turbo Three
• USAC DC-3 Turbo Express
• LXD1
• Douglas/Showa L2D
• C-41A
• C-47
• C-48
• C-48A
• C-48B
• C-48C
• C-49
• C-50
• C-51
• C-52
• C-68
• C-84
• R4D-2
• R4D-4
• R4D-4R
• R4D-4Q
• R4D-8
• Lisunov Li-2
• Dakota II


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