Floyd Bennett Field - HARP - Douglas C-47 Skytrain
Bill Maloney

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01DouglasC47Skytrain 02DouglasC47Skytrain 03PrattWhitneyR1830Radial 04DouglasC47Nose
01 Douglas C-47 Skytrain 02 Douglas C-47 Skytrain 03 Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Radial 04 Douglas C-47 Nose
05DouglasC47MainGear 06C47Tailwheel 07DouglasC47Skytrain 08C47Flaps
05 DouglasC-47 Main Gear 06 C-47 Tailwheel 07 Douglas C-47 Skytrain 08 C-47 Flaps
09C47Flaps 10C47WingRootFairing 11C47Tail 12C47EngineNacelle
09 C-47 Flaps 10 C-47 Wing Root Fairing 11 C47 Tail 12 C-47 Engine Nacelle
13PrattWhitneyR1830Radial 14PrattWhitneyR1830Radial 15PrattWhitneyR1830ExhaustCollector 16PrattWhitneyR1830PropHub
13 Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Radial 14 Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Radial 15 Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Exhaust Collector 16 Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Prop Hub

Douglas C-47 Skytrain Specifications:

More Douglas C-47 Dakotas, a DC-3 Skytrain, and a Naval RD4
Douglas C-47 Skytrain Douglas C-47 Skytrain
Another C-47 Skytrain can be found at Air Mobility Command Museum in Dover, DE A Douglas C-47 Skytrain at the US Air Force Museum in Dayton, OH
Douglas DC-3 Douglas RD4, Naval Version of the C-47
A Douglas DC-3 Skytrain New England Air Museum near Hartford, CT A naval version of the Dakota, the RD4 can be found at the Mid Atlantic Air Museum in Reading, PA
Douglas C-47 at the 1941 Historical Aircraft Group Museum Douglas C-47 Skytrain at the 1941 Historical Aircraft Group Museum
Douglas C-47 Skytrain at the 1941 Historical Aircraft Group Museum One more C-45 Skytrain at the 1941 Historical Aircraft Group Museum
Douglas C-47 Dakota Douglas DC-3 Dakota
Douglas C-47 Dakota at the Royal Canadian Air Force Museum in Trenton, Ontario, Canada A Douglas DC-3 Dakota at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada
Douglas R4D Skytrain Douglas C-47 Skytrain
Douglas R4D Skytrain at the Wings of Eagles Museum in Horseheads, NY A C-47 Skytrain at the MAPS Air Museum in North Canton, OH

Length: 76 feet, 4 inches
108 feet, 0 inches
22 feet, 0 inches
Empty - 18,135lbs Max Takeoff - 26,000lbs
Max Speed: 224mph at 8,500 feet
Cruise Speed: 160mph
Range: 3,600 miles
Service Ceiling: 26,400 feet
Fuel Capacity: 804 gallons in wings, optional 900 additional gallons in 9 cabin tanks
Powerplant: Two Pratt & Whitney R1830 radial engines 1,200hp each
First Flight : December 17, 1935
Cost: $233,000


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