Aircraft Photo of NC1940 | Boeing 307B Stratoliner | TWA - Transcontinental and Western Air | AirHistory.net #7644
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:NC1940
Fleetnumber:401
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 307 Stratoliner
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 307 Stratoliner
Aircraft Version:Boeing 307B Stratoliner
C/n (msn):1998
Operator / Titles:TWA - Transcontinental and Western Air
Location
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Unknown State, United States
 
Photo Date:1940
Photo from:RAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 7644
Photo Comment

First flew in early 1940 as NX19906, and reregistered that year as NC1940 to match year of construction. Served on US coast-to-coast services. TWA flew 5 of the 10 307s built. Impressed as C-75 42-88623. Returned to TWA in 1945 as NC19906. Used on US regional services. Sold in 1951 to Aigle Azur as F-BELU. From TWA 60 years ago.

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