Aircraft Photo of F-BFGC | Douglas C-47B Skytrain | Aigle Azur | AirHistory.net #7583
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:F-BFGC
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47B Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Aigle Azur
C/n (msn):33253/16505
Location
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:3 April 1953
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 7583
Photo Comment

Rare example of a C-47B fitted with an auxiliary Turbomeca Palas jet under centre section for use in hot and high operations. Visiting Manchester on a ad hoc charter flight.

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