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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 | Last Edited: 6/8/2016






Specifications



Year:
1936
Crew
2 + 3
[ 16,079 Units ] :
Douglas Aircraft Company - USA
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- Commercial Market
Length:
64.63 ft (19.7 m)
Width/Span:
95.14 ft (29 m)
Height:
16.93 ft (5.16 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Douglas DC-3 production model)
Empty Weight:
18,298 lb (8,300 kg)
MTOW:
25,133 lb (11,400 kg)
(Diff: +6,834lb)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Douglas DC-3 production model)
2 x Wright R-1820 Cyclone 9 OR 2 x Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp S1C3G radial piston engines developing up to 1,200 horsepower.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Douglas DC-3 production model)
Maximum Speed:
237 mph (381 kph; 206 kts)
Service Ceiling:
23,950 feet (7,300 m; 4.54 miles)
Maximum Range:
1,025 miles (1,650 km; 891 nm)
Rate-of-Climb:
1,130 ft/min (344 m/min)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Douglas DC-3 production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
None.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Douglas DC-3 production model)
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