Aircraft Photo of RP-C40 | Douglas C-47A Skytrain | Oasis Air Transport | AirHistory.net #305149
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:RP-C40
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12529
Operator / Titles:Oasis Air Transport
Location
City / Airport:Manila - Ninoy Aquino InternationalMap
Country:Philippines
Airport Codes:ICAO: RPLL   IATA: MNL   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:13 September 1975
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)
Photo ID: 305149
Photo Comment

This was one of the C-47s built as a floatplane. Appears to have been converted to a standard C-47A by the time it went into service in the Pacific campaign during World War II. Reputed to have been refitted with floats during its time on the Philippines register initially as PI-C40 from 1946. Was a normal C-47A when it was dumped at Manila airport.

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