Aviation Photo #0683613 Douglas DC-6B - Namibia Commercial Aviation

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"Bataleur" The very last DC6 built and the last pax version in the world still in service. Thanks to the owner and ceo of NCA, Mr. Schutte for allowing me to enjoy this wonderful bird!
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    Stephan Tophoven
    Namibia Commercial Aviation
    Douglas DC-6B
    Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
    Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
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    Windhoek - Eros
    Namibia
    September 30, 2004
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Anonymous
7 years ago
I'm 63 years old, and can remember flying to Orly airport from New York with my Mother, Brother and Sister. It was a first time flight for Myself and my Brother and Sister. What an awesome experience especially at night seeing the changing exhaust colors as the pitch and mixture(s)changed.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Just a very good photo of when there was a little class in airline travel
Anonymous
7 years ago
Nostalgia....Flying this beauty from New York to Paris with my Mother, Brother and Sister. Watching and listening to the engines as the mixtures and propellor pitch changed and seeing the exhaust colors change (at night).A truly memorable experience back in 1957.
Anonymous
6 years ago
When I was a kid growing up in the 1950s I flew on the DC-6 a number of times. What a thrill it was for me.
Anonymous
4 years ago
Lighting, color, depth...this photo has it all with the feeling that you're actually there, preparing to take your seat! Thanks!

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