Douglas DC-3 / C-47 Dakota

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DC-3 Trans Northern

Trans Northern, based at Anchorage Ted Stevens Airport, is flying a number of Douglas Super DC-3 (R4D-8 Super Skytrain) aircraft, to be recognised by its higher tail and somewhat longer fuselage. The aircraft on the photograph is approaching its homebase.


This Douglas DC-3 of Desert Air is departing from Anchorage Ted Stevens Airport, where it is based.

DC-3 Dakota Desert Air

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Many Dakota's can be found in museum, like this one in the China Aviation Museum near Beijing. It is a licence-built Lisunov Li-2 and it was formerly operated by National Aviation Corporation in China. Note the four-bladed propellers.


This Douglas C-47/DC-3 dates back to 1944 when it was delivered to the USAAF. Later it served with the US Navy and a number of civilian airlines. Note the skis attached to the undercarriage.

Convair Convairliner Coastal Air


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This Douglas DC-3 of Abbe Air is photographed at Palmer Airport, north of Anchorage.



This Douglas DC-3 is owned by Trans Northern in Alaska. It is photographed at Palmer Airport, north of Anchorage.

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