Aircraft Photo of NC14988 | Douglas DST-144 | American Airlines | AirHistory.net #33430
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:NC14988
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DST-144
C/n (msn):1494
Operator / Titles:American Airlines
Aircraft Name:Flagship Texas
Location
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:California, United States
 
Photo Date:1936
Photo from:RAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 33430
Photo Comment

This is the prototype Douglas DC-3 which made the type's maiden flight from Santa Monica on 17 December 1935. It was completed as a 16-berth DST - Douglas Sleeper Transport. "Flagship Texas" was delivered to AA on 11 July 1936 and wears "Flagship Skysleeper" titles just below the four slit windows for the upper bunks. From Douglas 60 years ago.

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