Douglas C-47C Dakota - Asking Price $275,000 US
Build date: November 26, 1942г.,serial No. 6055, registration No. RA-05738
A historical “Douglas” – a C-47C type aircraft of WW2 Vintage. This particular aircraft was released into service on the 29th of November 1942. On the 29th of May 1943 it was transferred to US Command North Africa. On the 8th of September 1947 this aircraft was transferred to the 9th US Army Air Force based in France.
On the 26th of November 1947 her miltrary flying days were over and she was registered F-BEF with Aigle Azur Airlines.
She worked under various French and African operators until October 1983 when she returned to the USA and registered as N4550J. In 2015 she was sold to the Russian Aviation Company and flown to Russia together with N12BA.
Features dual control and flight panel, electric loading winch and a wide cargo door.Heated cabin. Documents are available.
Avgas 100LL consumption at the cruise speed of 200 km/h and load of 2,000 kg is 380 liters. Good condition of exterior skin and interior. Technically sound.
Airframe: Total flight hours – 31,200 hours. No service life limit. Condition-based use. No major damage has been suffered.
Engines: 2xPratt-Whitney R-1830-90D, 1,200 h.p. each, time between overhaul – 1,600 hours, time to overhaul – 1,099/1,006 (left/right).
Propellers: automatic Hamilton Standard Hydromatic 23E50, time between overhaul – 2,000 hours, residual life – 1,708/1,708 (left/right).
Avionics: for daylight flights in instrument weather conditions.
Equipment: Ground equipment includes a set of tools for the airframe, engine and propeller. A spare P& W Radial 1830-90D with 654.5 Hrs and logbook., spare carburettor, spare cylinders, spare magnetos, spare new tyres and tubes, oil cooler, starter and hydraulic pump. List of items available on request.
Parking dimensions (wing span / length / height) – 29.0/19.5/5.2 m.
Empty weight – 8,000 kg.
2015 – Took part in a legendary Alaska-Siberia 2015 flight dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.
2015 – Took part in the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2015.
2016 – Performed a flight at the opening of the International Army Games 2016 at the Alabino training ground.
2017– Took part in filming a feature motion picture Corridor of Immortality.
2019 - Booked to fly with N12BA to Daks over Normandy.