50th Anniversary of the Douglas DC-3 passenger transport aircraft. Scenes of the aircraft in use over the years.
United States USA Date:1985 Duration:2 min 15 sec Sound:Yes
Original design document of the DC-3. View of a Douglas DC-3 suspended from the ceiling of the Smithsonian Air and Space museum in Washington, DC. View of DC-3 plane taking off and in flight. 'Bonanza' written on the plane. Views of military use of the DC-3, in WWII for dropping paratroops, for carrying cargo, such as the Berlin Airlift, and as a gunship in Vietnam. A newspaper headline reads 'US Depends on Air to Ship Berlin Freight'. Interior view of the DC-3 as a luxury passenger aircraft, circa 1939. Discussion with a current executive of the McDonnell Douglas aircraft Company, Michael Burch. Scenes of DC-3 aircraft being manufactured in large factory plants during World War 2 era. Various scenes of vintage DC-3 aircraft, crews, passengers, and interior and exterior views over the years.
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