Fly this C-117 Skytrain model on your desktop as you remember back. Each piece is carved from wood, individually made and handpainted to provide a piece you’ll love.
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner.
The C-47 differed from the civilian DC-3 in numerous modifications, including being fitted with a cargo door, hoist attachment, and strengthened floor, along with a shortened tail cone for glider-towing shackles, and an astrodome in the cabin roof.
The specialized C-53 Skytrooper troop transport started production in October 1941 at Douglas Aircraft’s Santa Monica, California plant. It lacked the cargo door, hoist attachment and reinforced floor of the C-47. Only a total of 380 aircraft were produced in all because the C-47 was found to be more versatile.
MCAS Cherry Point C-117 (1953) Model
Fly as a station pilot from MCAS Cherry Point in this hand crafted C-117 model. Each piece is carved from wood and hand painted to provide a piece you’ll love. Congress authorized Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point on July … Read More