Aircraft Photo of VH-TMQ | Douglas C-47B Skytrain | Air Nostalgia | #36229
Registration / SerialVH-TMQ
Aircraft Original TypeDouglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic TypeDouglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft VersionDouglas C-47B Skytrain
C/n (msn)32884/16136
Operator / TitlesAir Nostalgia
City / AirportEchucaMap
Region / CountryVictoria, Australia
Airport CodesICAO: YECH   IATA: ECH   Local: YECH   Other: -
Photo Date22 April 2007
Photo byPhil Vabre
Photo ID: 36229
Photo Comment

Originally built for the USAAF in 1945 as a Douglas C-47B-30DK and allocated the serial 44-76552. Cn amended due to inadvertent duplication. Shipped immediately to Australia and taken on RAAF charge as A65-91 on 6 April 1945. Served with the RAAF until 15 Jan 1986 when sold to Golden West Airways. Registered VH-TMQ 28 Aug 1988 to Collbrina Transport, but left to deteriorate at Essendon Airport. Acquired by Air Nostalgia 1 July 1996 and restored - first flight 31 March 2000.

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