Mid Atlantic Air Museum - Douglas R4D C-47 Dakota
Bill Maloney

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Douglas R4D C-47 Dakota 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 the military version of the DC-3, can be found at Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, NY A Douglas C-47 Skytrain at the US Air Force Museum in Dayton, OH
Douglas DC-3 Douglas C-47 Dakota
A Douglas DC-3 Skytrain New England Air Museum near Hartford, CT C-47 Dakota at the Air Mobility Command Museum in Dover, DE
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

This is the Navy version of the Douglas DC-3, also known as the C-47, Skytrain, and Dakota. The navy designated their Dakotas as RD4s.


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