Aviation Photo #1342355 Douglas DC-6B - United Airlines

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Built in June of 1958, N37588 lumbers out of Detroit on a clear day. Photo taken by my great uncle and scanned from a slide. Thanks to David Lednicer for retouching the old slide.
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    Jason McDowell
    United Airlines
    Douglas DC-6B
    Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
    Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
    Douglas
    45493
    988
    N37588
    Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County
    Michigan
    USA
    September 1966
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Photo Added: April 06, 2008

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Anonymous
8 years ago
My very favorite type of aircraft. i worked for united airlines as an a and p
mechanic for 33 years retiring in 1992. i worked in salt lake city during the
dc-6,7 and convair days. we were all rated for taxi and run-up. great fun to
fire-up the engines and taxi to the run-up area at the end of the runway for
a complete engine run after an engine change. this type was extra special to me.

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