TWA902fly From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 3129 posts, RR: 4 Posted (13 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3816 times:
I am hoping to get a couple answers, my friend and i were in a dispute on about how many DC-3s are still flying, he said 500 or so, or about 1 out of every 4-5 built. I said maybe 150-200, so what is it really? can anyone help out?
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FlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (13 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3789 times:
I think the article said "flying".
There are a number of DC-3 still in existance, but not "flyable". Mostly museum pieces. There's a book I highly recommend on DC-3 survivors.
It's "Douglas DC-3 Survivors" by Arthur Pearcy.
Aston Publications Ltd....printed in Great Britain.
Actually the book is a two-volume set. Hope this help.
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