Douglas DC-5

Date:         05 Nov 97 23:41:55 
From:         westin*nospam@graphics.cornell.edu (Stephen H. Westin)
Organization: Program of Computer Graphics -- Cornell University
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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, ...

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