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Douglas DC-3 related links and aviation related websites of interest.

Revised 24 September 2013

 

 

Organization

Website Address
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Air Atlantique Classic Flight
The Air Atlantique Classic Flight is probably the best-known vintage passenger fleet in the UK
Air Nostalgia Australia
VH-TMQ
Air Service Berlin
D-CXXX
Air-Britain
Air-Britain photographic images collection
Airborne Support Incorporated http://airbornesupport.com

Based at Houma-Terrebonne Airport in Houma, Louisiana, Airborne Support Incorporated provide aerial dispersant services to the oil and gas drilling organisations in the Gulf of Mexico. The company has a fleet of Douglas DC-3 and Douglas DC-4 aircraft.

The C-47s or DC-3s used or in use are N10005,N16602, N496, N4994N, N5658, N64766, N64767, N6666A, N932H.

The C-54s or DC-4s used or in use are N67024, N888RH

The Houma-Terrebonne Airport is located at +29° 34' 28.74", -90° 39' 36.76"

Airline History Museum at Kansas City
DC-3 NC1945 with the rare 24-passenger, 8-window configuration
Airliners.net DC-3
Aircraft Data The Douglas DC-3
American Aviation Historical Society
Dedicated to documenting and sharing information about the people, places, planes and events that comprise American aviation.
Australian Air Holidays
DC 3 Australian Air Holidays
Aviodrome
National Aviation Theme Park Aviodrome at Lelystad Airport, Holland
AvionArt http://www.propellor.tv/ Bart Nopper. Collector and restorer of DC-3 cockpits
AvionArt International
AvionArt offers a unique high-end collection of vintage aviation related objects, museum grade collectibles, desks and propellers. All authentic parts in mirror-polished aluminium. Excellent DC-3 images.
Basler Turbo Conversions
Douglas Made the DC-3 the "Travel Product of the Century" Now, Basler Turbo Conversions Makes It Better!
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Douglas C-47 Dakota ZA947
Boeing
Boeing now owners of all Douglas related aircraft.
Buffalo Airways
Operators of a number of DC-3s
Carolinas Aviation Museum
Piedmont Airlines N44V C-47-DL c/n 4545
Centennial of flight Commission on the DC-3
Centennial of flight Commission on the DC-3
Chathams Pacific http://www.chathamspacific.com/ Operate DC-3 A3-AWP in Tonga. As at 1 November 2010 the Dak is on the daily schedule to Ha'apai island from Tongatapu, returning to Tongatapu the same day.
Commemorative Air Force Dallas Fort Worth Wing
R4D-6S Navy 50783 N151ZE
Commemorative Air Force Highland Lakes Squadron
Douglas C-47B Skytrain c/n 27203 N47HL "Bluebonnet Belle"
Commemorative Air Force The Inland Empire Wing
Douglas C-53 Skytrooper c/n 11757
CR Smith Museum http://www.crsmithmuseum.org  
Dakota Norway
LN-WND c/n 11750
DC-3PUBLISHING http://www.dc3pub.com

Run by DC-3 author and photographer Kengo Yamamoto, see https://ssl.alpha-prm.jp/dc3pub.com/filename33.html for SAAF TP Dak info

DC-3 Airways Virtual Airline
DC-3 Airways is a virtual airline; a meeting place online for flight simulation enthusiasts around the world who share a common love of the Douglas DC-3 aircraft.
DC-3 database by Ian Nel
Private website of South African DC-3 enthusiast. Interesting South African DC-3 information.
DC-3 Vennerne Danish Dakota Friends
OY-BPB formerly Royal Danish Air Force K-682 C-47A
DC-3/Dakota Historical Society, Inc.
Amazing History of the Douglas DC-3, Dakota, C-47, R4D, DC-1, DC-2 Aircraft
DC-Association Finland
The DC-Association operates DC-3 OH-LCH
Discovery Air Tours (formerly Dakota National Air)
Discovery Air Tours operates its classic DC-3. VH-SBL VH-MIN VH-DNA
Dodson International Air
Dodson International Air operate two Douglas DC-3s N4550J and N308SF
Douglas DC-3 Wikipedia Page
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Information about the DC-3
Dream Flight
DreamFlight is an organization that allows pilots and individuals the opportunity to fly and operate a Douglas DC-3.
Duggy “The Smile in the Sky!”
Duggy 'The Smile in the Sky!', is a cartoon character of the famous Douglas DC-3. There is a real Duggy which is DC-3 N1XP
Edwards Worldwide Aviation
Specialise in Vintage/Classic/Warbird aircraft
First Austrian DC-3 Dakota Club
Austrian DC-3 Dakota Club
Flagship Detroit Foundation
The Flagship Detroit Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the legacy of one of the most popular aircraft in American Airlines history the DC-3. They have NC71334 of American Airlines.
Flight Simulation www.flightsimulation.co.za Supplier of all flight simulation related hardware and software including DC-3 related items for virtual aviation enthusiasts
Fly DC-3 New Zealand http://www.nzwarbirds.org.nz/dakota Based in New Zealand they operate ZK-DAK / NZ3546 c/n 26480
Flygande Veteraner Swden
DC-3 SE-CFP ”Daisy”
Four Star Air Cargo
The Cargo Carrier of the Caribbean using DC-3s. N131FS N132FS N133FS N136FS N138FS
France DC-3 Association
Association France DC-3 F-AZTE c/n 9172 The left hand side painted as KLM and the right side in Air France colours
French Frigate Shoals
A special tribute to a Douglas DC-3 N36
Friends of the DC-3
Friends of the DC-3 is a non-profit preservation group formed in 1981 by John and Maureen Woods. It acts as an information centre for all those people interested in the greatest aeroplane ever built.
Freeworld Publications www.freeworldpublications.co.za Publisher of numerous books on South African Aviation including the DC-3 / C-47 in SAAF service
Goldtimer Alapítvány
Lisunov LI-2, a Russian variant of the Douglas DC-3, registered HA-LIX Hungarian
Goleta Air & Space Museum
Conroy Turboprop DC-3 Conversions. This is a Virtual Museum, photographs and text only, no physical location.
Google Earth Community: A salute to the ubiquitous DC-3
Google Earth Community: A salute to the ubiquitous DC-3
Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
HARS Historical Aircraft Restoration Society DC-3 VH-EAF and VH-EAE
Icelandic DC-3 Friends DC-3 Þristavinir
Icelandic DC-3 Friends. TF-NPK
Indigo Aviation

http://www.indigoair.co.tz

Operate two DC-3s on scheduled service in Tanzania.
Kamaka Air
Douglas Super DC-3
Kenn Borek Air Ltd.
Operate a DC-3S and DC-3T
L1011.Homestead.com
Story of flight 3 Atlanta to Orlando April 24, 2004 onboard Delta’s DC-3 ship 41 registered NC28341
Legend Airways
Searchable DC-3 Photo Database
McFlyers
Instruction is offered to obtain a DC-3 rating, ATP, or just an hour of instruction for fun in DC-3 N600NA.
Michael Prophet
On 15 and 16th September 2007, Hamburg International airport organized a huge historic event, which will be remembered for a long time. There were eight Douglas DC-3s, 1x Douglas DC-2 and 1x Lusinov LI-2
Michael Prophet
Michael Prophet personal website. DC-3 Fly In Meeting 27/28 May 2006 Aviodrome Lelystad Holland
Michael Prophet
Michael Prophet personal website. South African Props and Jets safari 2003
Missionary Flights International
MFI is a private non-profit service to Christian missions serving in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. They operate 3 DC-3s N200MF N300MF and N400MF
Normandy C-47 SNAFU SPECIAL http://www.avionart.nl/newsletters/normandy-2010-memorial-d-day/index.html

Normandy D-Day memorial run, June 2010.

For more details of the Normandy War museums and Dakotas during the Operation Overlord (the Invasion of Normandy), please visit: Batterie de Merville Musee Airborne Snafu Special Wikipedia (Operation Overlord) or Google "Pointe du Hoc", "Atlantic Wall", "Paratrooper landings Normandy" etc., for stunning photos and stories. Best is to go there one day, preferably first week of June, an unforgettable trip to the world's greatest war memorial.
Hans Wiesman
Dakota Hunter

Oldprops
Dedicated to old propeller aircraft
Phoebus Apollo Aviation
South Africa. Operate DC-3 ZS-DIW. Freighter
Prairie Aviation Museum
DC-3 N763A c/n 4894
Propellor Tv
Nose section and modelmaking of C-47s
Queensland Air Museum
DC-3 VH-ANR
Rovos Air
South Africa. Operate DC-3 ZS-CRV. Passenger
Ruud Leeuw
Ruud Leeuw is an Aircraft Enthusiast and has visited South Africa and his website documents various aircraft at airports he visted
Shortstop Jet Charter
Melbourne's Gooney Bird VH-OVM
SIMSA (Flight Simulation South Africa) www.simsa.co.za Group of virtual aviation flyers who have regular "flying sessions"
Skyclass Aviation
South Africa. Skyclass Aviation operate ZS-BXF in passenger configuration which is on lease from the SAA Museum Society
South African Air Force
Unofficial South African Air Force website. Excellent site.
South African Air Force Museum. Swartkop
Operate DC-3 6859
South African Air Force Museum. Ysterplaat
Restoring DC-3 6832 The Coelacanth Dak c/n 12478
South African Airways Museum Society www.saamuseum.co.za Collect and preserve the history of South African Airways and as well as general civil aviation memorabilia and artefacts in South Africa. They own two Douglas DC-4 aircraft ZS-AUB and ZS-BMH, a Douglas DC-3 ZS-BXF and Junkers Ju 52/3m (CASA 352L).All four aircraft are serviceable. The aircraft are leased to Skyclass Aviation www.flyskyclass.com
Southern DC-3
http://www.southerndc3.com/index.cfm/home Lady Jane  ZK-AMY in New Zealand
Springbok Classic Air
South Africa Operate DC-3 ZS-NTE
Swissair Fan site
Complete Swissair fleet including DC-3 with the history of every aircraft ever flown by Swissair with Pictures of each aircraft.
The Australian National Aviation Museum
DC-3 VH-ANH
The Aviation History Online Museum
Douglas DC-3 - USA
The Aviation Shop
South Africa’s biggest aviation related shop offering literature, models and collectables. Plenty on the DC-3
The DC-3 Aviation Museum
Excellent site dedicated to the DC-3
The DC-3 Hangar
Excellent DC-3 website
The DC-3 in Australasia
Census of Australian DC-3s
The DC-3 Network
DC-3 N143D
The Dutch Dakota Association
DDA Classic Airlines DC-3s PH-DDZ and PH-PBA
The Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum (Exhibitions)
National Air and Space Museum DC-3
The Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum (Collections)
 
The South African Airways Museum Society
Owns DC-3 ZS-BXF. The aircraft is leased to Skyclass Aviation www.flyskyclass.com
The South African National Museum of Military History now part of the group called The Ditsong Museums of South Africa http://www.ditsong.org.za/ Own ex SAAF C-47 6850 c/n 27099
TMF Aircraft, Inc.
All-cargo air operation based at Opa Locka airport (Miami, FL) operating two Douglas R4D8 an improved version of the venerable DC-3, built for the military in the 1950’s. The aircraft, registrations are N587MB and N32TN
Tradewinds Aircraft Supply, Inc.
Suppliers of hard to find and obsolete spares for DC-3 and C-47 aircraft.
TransNorthern Aviation
DC-3s in Alaska
Trek Airways www.trekairways.co.za Trek Airways operated DC-3 ZS-DIY
Vallentuna Aviators Association (Vallentuna Aviatörförening)
DC-3 9Q-CUK
Warbird Alley: Douglas C-47 Skytrain / Dakota
History and information about the Douglas C-47 Skytrain / Dakota
Wings of Liberation Museum Park
DC-3 serial number 4978
World Wide Dakota Club
A website for Dakota DC-3 fans all around the world.
Yahoo groups DC-3 forum
DC-3 forum

 

 
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