Aviation Photo #1068835 Douglas C-47A Skytrain (DC-3) - Argentina - Air Force

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Former Compañía Argentina de Navegación Dodero LV-ABF, registered in 1946 (previously USAF 43-15499 and NC65283). She also wore the AF reg. T-89 and T-05. On 04. November 1965 this a/c reached the South Pole, escorted by two De Havilland DHC-02 Beaver (reg. P-05 & P-06). She flew more than 200 hrs. in Antarctica altogether. At a certain time she was fitted with a 880 lbf thrust Marbore turbojet engine to improve her takeoff performances on icy/snowy terrain. Since 1970 at the National Museum of Aviation.
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    Robert Domandl
    Argentina - Air Force
    Douglas C-47A Skytrain (DC-3)
    Douglas DC-3 (C-47/53/117/R4D/Skytrain/Dakota)
    Douglas DC-3 (C-47/53/117/R4D/Skytrain/Dakota)
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    TA-05
    Moron
    Argentina
    April 23, 2006
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