Aircraft Photo of A65-23 | Douglas C-47A Dakota | Australia - Air Force | AirHistory.net #34748
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:A65-23
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota
C/n (msn):11973
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
Location
City / Area:West Wyalong / Lions Club Park [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
 
Photo Date:30 September 2012
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 34748
Photo Comment

Built as a C-47A-1-DK, USAAF serial 42-92199. Delivered to the RAAF December 1943 as A65-23. Served with 36 Squadron, then 81 & 86 Wings post-war. Allocated to RAN FAA April 1950 & re-serialled N2-23 - used as flying classroom to train Venom & Gannet Observers. Retired 1970 & allocated RAN FAA Museum 1976. Currently in the Lion's Club Park, West Wyalong.

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