PP-ANU / Varig DC-3

Published May 18th, 2013

The DC-3 is one of the most sucessfull airplanes in commercial aviation history. It was the commercial version of the military C-47, built by the Douglas Aircraft Company.

First Operator: American Airlines (1936). In March 1951, it was bought by VASP and received the registration PP-SQH. In the mid-50's was sold to National Air Transport, gaining registration PP-ANU. Then it was acquired by REAL, which was later absorbed by VARIG. At that time, it had 52,308 hours of flight, being considered the Brazilian most flown DC-3, until its deactivation in 1969. It belonged to the VARIG museum. After being acquired by GOL, the plane is now abandoned in a field of a crane company.

O DC-3 é um dos aviões mais bem sucedidos na história da aviação comercial. Foi a versão comercial do militar C-47, construído pela Douglas Aircraft Company.

Primeira operadora: American Airlines (1936). Em março de 1951, foi comprado pela VASP e recebeu a matrícula PP-SQH. Em meados da década de 50 foi vendido à N ...

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