Aircraft Photo of VH-TMQ | Douglas C-47B Skytrain | Air Nostalgia | AirHistory.net #33498
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-TMQ
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):32884/16136
Operator / Titles:Air Nostalgia
Location
City / Airport:MeltonMap
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YMEL   IATA: -   Local: YMEL   Other: -
Event:Houdini Centenary Airshow 2010
 
Photo Date:20 March 2010
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 33498
Photo Comment

Originally built for the USAAF in 1945 as a Douglas C-47B-30DK & allocated serial 44-76552. Cn amended due to inadvertent duplication. Shipped immediately to Australia and taken on RAAF charge as A65-91 on 6 April '45. Served with the RAAF until 15 Jan '86 when sold to Golden West Airways. Registered VH-TMQ 28 Aug '88 to Collbrina Transport, but left to deteriorate at Essendon Airport. Acquired by Air Nostalgia 1 July '96 & restored - first flight 31 Mar '00. Seen here at the Houdini-Centenary Air Show.

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