Aviation Photo #2001274 Douglas C-47A Dakota 3 (DC-3) - UK - Air Force

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This Dakota belongs to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and was originally manufactured in 1942 for USAAF, but in September that year was transfered to Royal Canadian Air Force, there served until 1971. Until winter 2010-11 worn livery of Dakota from No. 267 "Pegasus" Squadron from years 1943-44. Presently wears marking of Dakota Mk.III serial FZ692, nicknamed "Kwicherbichen" operated during Normandy Invasion by No. 233 Squadron from RAF Blakehill Farm, Wiltshire.
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    Jiri Zedka
    UK - Air Force
    Douglas C-47A Dakota 3 (DC-3)
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6 years ago
WOOT!!!! I love that you did not designate this as a CC-129...that woulda bothered me. Amazing photo, of an amazing plane

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