Douglas DC-2 NC1934D

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Douglas DC-2-118B NC1934D is one of two airworthy DC-2s in the United States. Its Douglas construction number is 1368. It was delivered to Pan American Airways as NC14296 on March 16, 1935. It was later operated in Mexico as VA-BJL and in Guatemala as LG-ACA and TG-ACA. It returned to the United States civil registry as N4867V. It is now in the collection of the Seattle Museum of Flight and was recently painted by Art Craft at the Santa Maria Airport.

DC-2 NC1934D, Chino Airport, October 18, 1987 Douglas DC-2-118B NC1934D at the Chino Airport on October 18, 1987. At the time it was owned by the Douglas Historical Foundation.

DC-2 NC1934D, Chino Airport, October 18, 1987 DC-2 NC1934D at the Chino Airport on October 18, 1987.

DC-2 NC1934D, Chino Airport, October 18, 1987 DC-2 NC1934D at the Chino Airport on October 18, 1987.

DC-2-118B NC1934D, Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, April 16, 1988 Douglas Historical Foundation DC-2-118B NC1934D at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake on April 16, 1988.

DC-2-118B NC1934D, Marine Corp Air Station el Toro, April 29, 1989 Douglas Historical Foundation DC-2-118B NC1934D in TWA livery at Marine Corp Air Station el Toro on April 29, 1989.

DC-2-118B NC1934D, Los Angeles International Airport, July 31, 1989 Douglas Historical Foundation DC-2-118B NC1934D at Los Angeles International Airport on July 31, 1989. Photo Courtesy Austin J.Brown at www.aviationpictures.com.

DC-2-118B NC1934D, George Air Force Base, November 11, 1990 Douglas Historical Foundation DC-2-118B NC1934D at George Air Force Base on November 11, 1990.

Douglas DC-2-118B, NC1934D at the Santa Maria Airport on August 25, 2006. It was recently painted by Art Craft. It is now in the collection of the Seattle Museum of Flight.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D at the Santa Maria Airport on August 25, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D sits in the sunlight for the first time after being painted on August 25, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D at the Santa Maria Airport on August 25, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D at the Santa Maria Airport on August 25, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D on static display at the Santa Maria Airport Thunder Over the Valley show on August 26, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D at the Santa Maria Airport on August 26, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D at the Santa Maria Airport on August 26, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D at the Santa Maria Airport on August 26, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D at the Santa Maria Airport on August 26, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D on static display with DC-3C, N814CL Mainliner O'Connor at the Santa Maria Airport on August 26, 2006. Mainliner O'Connor's Douglas construction number is 34370. It was delivered to the Army Air Corps as a C-47 in October 1945 and declared surplus the following month. Standard Steel Spring Company converted it to an executive transport and registered it as NC5414. Rockwell Spring and Axle Company registered it as N5414 in 1963. North American Corporation registered it as N541Q by December 1967. The Georgia Department of Air Transportation registered it as N541G in July 1969 and used it to fly governors of Georgia, including future President Jimmy Carter. Clay Lacy restored it in 1948 vintage United Airlines livery. Its restoration was completed in June 2000.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D with DC-3C, N814CL Mainliner O'Connor at the Santa Maria Airport on August 26, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D at the Santa Maria Airport on August 26, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D with DC-3C, N814CL Mainliner O'Connor at the Santa Maria Airport on August 26, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D with DC-3C, N814CL Mainliner O'Connor at the Santa Maria Airport on August 26, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D on static display with DC-3C, N814CL Mainliner O'Connor at the Santa Maria Airport on August 26, 2006. The DC-2 is powered by a pair of Wright Cyclone, 1,820 cubic inch, one bank, nine cylinder engines. The DC-3 is powered by a pair of Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp, 1,830 cubic inch, two bank, fourteen cylinder engines.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D on static display with DC-3C, N814CL Mainliner O'Connor.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D on static display with DC-3C, N814CL Mainliner O'Connor.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D with DC-3C, N814CL Mainliner O'Connor at the Santa Maria Airport on August 26, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D with DC-3C, N814CL Mainliner O'Connor at the Santa Maria Airport on August 26, 2006.

DC-2-118B, NC1934D on static display with DC-3C, N814CL Mainliner O'Connor.

DC-2-118B in the Art Craft hangar at the Santa Maria Airport on October 2, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 2, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 2, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 2, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 2, 2006.

DC-2-118B now has registration NC13711 on the vertical stabilizer, but the FAA registration database indicates that registration belongs to a Cessna 172M.

DC-2-118B on October 2, 2006.

R-1820 radial engine of DC-2-118B.

DC-2-118B, N1934D outside the Art Craft hangar at the Santa Maria Airport on October 6, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 6, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 6, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 6, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 6, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 6, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 6, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 6, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 6, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 6, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 6, 2006.

DC-2-118B on October 6, 2006.

DC-2-118B is registered as N1934D, but it is restored as NC13711.

DC-2-118B on October 6, 2006.



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Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake April 16, 1988
Marine Corps Air Station el Toro April 29, 1989
George Air Force Base November 11, 1991
Santa Maria August 25 - 26, 2006

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Salair DC-3C, N3FY, Santa Barbara Airport, May 10, 1988
Douglas Historical Foundation DC-2-118B NC1934D in TWA livery Marine Corp Air Station el Toro, April 29, 1989
Lisunov Li-2T Yellow 03, Zhukovsky, Russia, September 5, 1993
Royal Air Force Dakota, Farnborough Airshow, September 11, 1994
DC-3-253 NC41HQ (C-41 38-0502), Nellis Air Force Base, April 25, 1997
DC-3 N20TW, Edwards Air Force Base, August 19, 2005
DC-3C N814CL Mainliner O'Connor, Camarillo, June 12, 2006
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