Registration / Serial:ZS-MUL
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-6
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6B
Operator / Titles:Drakensberg Truck Manufacturers
C/n (msn):45329 / 853
Aircraft Name:Empress of Suva
City / Airport:Wallmansthal - Drakensberg (closed)Map
Country:South Africa
Photo Date:18 September 2014
Photo by:StreepContact
Photo ID:146247
View count: 74
This DC-6 arrived here on 4 December 2010, landing spectacularly on a small dirt strip nextdoor. Great clips of its arrival can be found on YouTube. It is ex ZS-XXX, reregd to ZS-MUL on 29 October 2010, shortly before this delivery flight. It's now in use as an eye-catcher, and photos can be taken from outside the fence, for those arriving after closing time, like us. It has the logo of its owner Drakensberg Truck Manufacturers on the fin. The aircraft's name dates back to the late 1950s, when this aircraft served with Canadian Pacific Airlines as CF-CZV, and was named "Empress of Suva".
Registration / Serial:ZS-MUL
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6B
Operator / Titles:Drakensberg Truck Manufacturers
C/n (msn):45329 / 853
City / Airport:Wallmansthal - Drakensberg (closed)
Photo Date:18 September 2014
Photo by:StreepContact