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THE AIRFORCE - AIRCRAFT - C-47 DAKOTA (MUSEUM)
 
 

Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 2 x 1,200 hp P&W R-1830 piston engines
Speed: 298 kph, 185mph mph
Range: 1 770km, 1,100miles
Seats: 2+27
Length: 19.66m, 64ft 6in
Span: 28.96m, 0ft
Empty Weight: 8 755kg, 19,300lb
Max T/O Weight: 14 061kg, 31,000lb

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
SAAF Museum Historic Flight

Attrition:
No incidents found

C-47 Dakota (Museum)

Status: Museum
Manufacturer: Douglas
Country of Manufacture: United States
Role: Light Tranport
 
Description:

The aircaft flown by the SAAF Museum Historic Flight  is C-47A Dakota 6869 (c/n 11911 ).

 Another Dakota is presently been restored to airworthiness at AFB Ysterplaat by members of the Friends with the assistance of the SA Aviation Foundation Museum. This is C-47A-75-DL Dakota 6832 (c/n 12478).

 


Images:

C-47A 6869 in 2004. C-47A 6869 in 2004. Dakota 6859 of the SAAF Museum HF in May 2009.