Originally RCAF 3698. Once was a yellow bird of the Ontario Gov't. Brand new Walter Turbine conversion. Note the airflow sensors on top of the cowl. Analyzing rain dispersal over the windshield. Sad note: This Otter was destroyed in a fatal crash in Ontario on 16 Dec 2003.
Delivered to USAAF as 42-68745 in May 1943. To United Airlines as NC49543 in January 1945. Sold in 1955. Preserved engineless by Sonny Hamilton on his private property near the town centre of Petal, Mississippi from 1991. He inherited the aircraft from his father's M.W. Hamilton Machine Museum at the same location. Another DC-3 and a B-25 from his father's museum were transferred to other museums in the 1990s.