DC-3/C-47 "Skytrain"

DC-3/C-47 "Skytrain" (HMTJE)

Location: Pope Field, NC 28308 Cumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 9.927', W 79° 0.191'

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C-47D, Serial Number 44-118427
This aircraft was originally serial number 44-76462.
It is on loan from the U.S. Air Force Museum Program.

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The Douglas C-47 Skytrain, the military version of the DC-3, was the most commonly used transport in the allied air forces during WW II. The C-47 was stationed at Pope AFB under the Air Transport Command from 1942-1946.

Engines: 2 1200 hp, turbo-charged, P&W Twin Wasps
Crew: 2 pilots, 1 radio operator
Length: 64 feet
Wing Span: 95 feet
Cruise: 185 mph
Range: 1500 miles
Gross Weight: 31,000 lbs

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This aircraft proudly maintained by the men and women of the 43d Operations Group.
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HM NumberHMTJE
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 2:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 681857 N 3893216
Decimal Degrees35.16545000, -79.00318333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 9.927', W 79° 0.191'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 9' 55.62" N, 79° 0' 11.46" W
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Area Code(s)910
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 Reilly Rd, Pope Field NC 28308, US
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