Aircraft Photo of VH-PNA | Douglas C-47B Skytrain | Papuan Airlines - Patair | #150859
Registration / Serial:VH-PNA
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47B Skytrain
C/n (msn):33103/16355
Operator / Titles:Papuan Airlines - Patair
Aircraft Name:Mount Victoria
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons InternationalMap
Country:Papua New Guinea
Airport Codes:ICAO: AYPY   IATA: POM   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:December 1968
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID: 150859
Photo Comment

VH-PNA was fitted with JATO and at one stage undercarriage doors. The latter were soon removed because of maintenance problems but the JATO pack remained. It is not recorded if it was used outside testing in 1961.

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