Aircraft Photo of NC25650 | Douglas DST-318 | Eastern Air Lines | AirHistory.net #54899
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:NC25650
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DST-318
C/n (msn):2225
Operator / Titles:Eastern Air Lines
Location
City / Airport:Santa Monica - MunicipalMap
Region / Country:California, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KSMO   IATA: SMO   Local: SMO   Other: -
 
Photo Date:February 1940
Photo from:RAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 54899
Photo Comment

The DST (Douglas Sleeper Transport) upper slit windows for the bunk beds are readily visible in this view. Delivered to EAL in February 1940. Impressed as a C-49F 42-56616 for the USAAF between May 1942 and return to Eastern in July 1944. Withdrawn in 1979. Obtained from Douglas 50 years ago.

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