North Central Officials Signing Over the 1939 Douglas DC-3 Flight Log to Donald Shelley, May 28, 1975

Summary

North Central Airlines donated a DC-3 airplane to The Henry Ford in 1975. Built in 1939, the plane flew passengers for Eastern Airlines in its first 13 years. North Central then purchased it and used the plane in passenger service until 1965, when North Central converted it into a VIP aircraft. All told, the airplane logged nearly 85,000 flight hours.

North Central Airlines donated a DC-3 airplane to The Henry Ford in 1975. Built in 1939, the plane flew passengers for Eastern Airlines in its first 13 years. North Central then purchased it and used the plane in passenger service until 1965, when North Central converted it into a VIP aircraft. All told, the airplane logged nearly 85,000 flight hours.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.125 in

Width: 10 in

1939 Douglas DC-3 Airplane

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North Central Airlines Douglas DC-3 Airplane Fligh...

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