Douglas C-47

D-Day Squadron plots European return

The D-Day Squadron – a US-based tribute flight comprising Douglas C-47 and DC-3 aircraft – has announced that it will be returning to Europe in 2024

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Restoration awaits Australian C-47

Australia’s Historical Aircraft Restoration Society is to restore Douglas C-47A Dakota 43-48234

Metheringham Dakota fundraiser

A campaign is afoot to repaint C-47A KG651

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SNAPSHOT: Retro planespotting in Rotterdam

Long-time contributor Ron Mak shares a selection of images from Rotterdam The Hague Airport, taken between 1970 and the late 1990s

Historic airframes moved to new homes in Spain

Douglas C-47A T.3-28/744-28 has been moved to a new base in Salamanca, Spain after 43 years on display at the Desguaces Montero scrapyard.

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D-Day Douglas C-47A for Boscombe Down Aviation Collection

In mid-March 2022, the Boscombe Down Aviation Collection (BDAC) at Old Sarum in Salisbury took delivery of the surviving nose section of Douglas C-47A-25-DK 42-93510.

Historic Aviation Quiz: BBMF edition!

You may have watched our recent video series, where Key Aero was given a guided tour of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Now, we're bringing you a quiz to see how carefully you were watching those videos...

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FlyPast visits: Yorkshire Air Museum

Editor John Sootheran heads to Elvington in Yorkshire for his monthly fix of all things historic aviation

vSkyLabs’ C-47 Skytrain/DC-3 Review Premium

vSkyLabs’ C-47 Skytrain/DC-3

vSkyLabs Aerospace Simulations has been producing X-Plane aircraft since version 9. This time around we fly the most recent incarnation from its C-47 Skytrain Flying Lab Project.

Douglas C-47 Dakota at 80

On December 23, 80 years ago as the Second World War raged on, Douglas successfully flew the military variant of its DC-3 for the first time.