Aircraft Photo of N80MA | Douglas DC-6(AT) | Macavia International | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N80MA
Other Marks:20
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-6
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6(AT)
Operator / Titles:Macavia International
C/n (msn):43127 / 133
Location
City / Airport:Santa Rosa - Charles M Schulz / Sonoma CountyMap
Region / Country:California, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: -   Local: STS   Other: -
 
Photo Date:28 August 1988
Photo by:Aad van der VoetContact
Photo ID: 162
Photo Comment

A very old DC-6 (delivered Dec 1948), now converted to firebomber. The signs of frequent use of red fire retardant are clearly visible. Macavia's ship 20 does carry titles, almost unreadable just below the logo on the nose.
This aircraft was sold as 9Q-CPL in 1994 and became EL-WNH in 1997. By 2007 it was in use as a fire trainer at Lanseria, South Africa, and it was still there in derelict condition by 2015.

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