Date: 05 Nov 97 23:41:55 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Stephen H. Westin) Organization: Program of Computer Graphics -- Cornell University Followups: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
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I just happened across a book in the library: a history of airlines. WHile leafing through, I found a photo of a Douglas DC-5. This was a 2-engine, high-wing, tricycle-gear monoplane. Apparently the first one was delivered to KLM's West Indies division in the spring of 1940; these planes were transferred to the Far East as WW II advanced. At that point, KLM had bought at least one of every airliner Douglas had produced. I always wondered about the gap in the series DC-2, DC-3, DC-4, DC-6, ... -- -Stephen H. Westin Any information or opinions in this message are mine: they do not represent the position of Cornell University or any of its sponsors.