Aircraft Photo of N147DC / 2100884 | Douglas C-47A Skytrain | USA - Air Force | #57631
Registration / Serial:N147DC
Alternate Serial:2100884
Military Code:D
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):19347
Display Paint:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:FairfordMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGVA   IATA: FFD   Local: -   Other: -
Event:RIAT - Royal International Air Tattoo 2011
Photo Date:16 July 2011
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 57631
Photo Comment

I realise the way things are now that RIAT can no longer be 'just' an air show, rather has become an all round families day out. This means that the show arprons are packed with outlets/stalls/etc., that have nothing to do with aviation but will keep the casual visitor entertained and bring in valuable income for the organisers. Unfortunately this means that often the static exhibits have hideous backgrounds .... yet RIAT brings in planes that are so interesting for me but hard to photograph elsewhere.

This photo is copyright © Alastair T. Gardiner, and may not be used or published in any way without permission.

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