Aircraft Photo of N76AU / 272442 | Douglas C-54Q Skymaster | Aero Union | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #43482
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N76AU
Alternate Serial:272442
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-4
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-4 (C-54/R5D/Skymaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-54Q Skymaster
C/n (msn):10547
Operator / Titles:Aero Union
Operator Painted:USA - Air Force
Aircraft Name:Santa Monica Maid
Location
City / Airport:Chico - MunicipalMap
Region / Country:California, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KCIC   IATA: CIC   Local: CIC   Other: -
 
Photo Date:8 October 1992
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 43482
Photo Comment

Built in 01.45 for USAAF as C-54D 42-72442 and here painted thus in 1992. To RAF in 02.45 as KL977 and flown by 232 Squadron on regular Ceylon-Australia flights. Returned to USA in 1946 and allotted to US Navy as 91994. Stored at Davis Monthan 07.70. Bought by Aero Union and became N76AU in 01.76. Used as tanker until sold to Aero Flite in 10.01. Operational in 02.18 as N3054V with Alaska Air Fuel at age 73.

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