Aircraft Photo of NC150 / C150 | Douglas M-2 Mail Plane | Western Air Express | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:NC150
Registration Painted:C150
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas M-1/M-2/M-3/M-4 Mail Plane
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas M-1/M-2/M-3/M-4 Mail Plane
Aircraft Version:Douglas M-2 Mail Plane
Operator Painted:Western Air Express
C/n (msn):244
Location
City / Area:Washington / Smithsonian Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:District of Columbia, United States
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian)
 
Photo Date:20 April 2004
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 161730
Photo Comment

One of 57 Douglas M-1 to M-4 Mail Planes built in 1926/27. This example served Western Air Express. Each variant was powered by the 400 hp Liberty engine and could carry up to 1900 lbs of mail. This is the only survivor.

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