Aircraft Photo of NR2953 | Huff-Daland Duster | Delta Air Corporation | AirHistory.net #51177
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:NR2953
Other Marks:62
Aircraft Original Type:Huff-Daland Duster
Aircraft Generic Type:Huff-Daland Duster
Aircraft Version:Huff-Daland Duster
C/n (msn):62
Operator / Titles:Delta Air Corporation
Location
City / Airport:Birmingham - Shuttlesworth InternationalMap
Region / Country:Alabama, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KBHM   IATA: BHM   Local: BHM   Other: -
Collection:Southern Museum of Flight
 
Photo Date:6 November 2015
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 51177
Photo Comment

This is one of the original eighteen aeroplanes specifically designed by Huff-Daland to perform aerial crop dusting. C.E. Woolman took over the company in 1928 and renamed it Delta Air Service. To generate extra revenue a seat was added in the duster bin to fly passengers and the company became the forerunner of Delta Air Lines. This piece of history is now on display at the Southern Museum of Flight.

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