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Searching for a specific DC3 records



Posted by Avitrix45 on 25 April 2015 - 17:28:58
2 posts, 0 aircraft seen at 0 airports. Local Airport: Not specified

November 1945 my Dad named a DC3 C-47A-DL after me - the week I was born. I'm searching for the registration details. A tail number from Aero Transport Data Bank assigned to the fleet that would match the approximate year of mfg, doesn't match the rest of the data in PlaneLogger. I'm new to PlaneLogger. Is it appropriate for me to list the data I do have for assistance from the Forum? Thanks.

Posted by anorak48 on 25 April 2015 - 20:55:37

yes need serial aircraft name and construction number if you have it

Posted by Avitrix45 on 25 April 2015 - 23:47:40
2 posts, 0 aircraft seen at 0 airports. Local Airport: Not specified

Thanks so much for the response. Here's what I have, pieced together from ATDB and (after I posted on your Forum) from a site called abcdlist.nl

When I was researching on Plane Logger, only the first Reg. # came up (86583) but I don't believe either of them was my a/c. That's why I posted.

Reg: N86583 Serial: 19411 Origin: 42-100948 U.S.A.F. Construction: C-47A-75-DL Built: 07/1944 (which is why I think it may be the a/c christened with my name.

The second DC3 is: Reg: N58121 Serial: 34353 Origin: 45-1083 U.S.A.F. Construction: C-47B-50-DK Built: 12/1945

Sure would appreciate anything you can tell me.

Posted by anorak48 on 26 April 2015 - 01:27:49

try here and here

http://www.aerialvisuals.ca/AirframeDossier.php?Serial=66336

http://www.aerialvisuals.ca/AirframeDossier.php?Serial=38832

http://rzjets.net/aircraft/?reg=217824

and this all i can find from my sources.

To find one with your name on you would need a dedicated site for that. otherwise all you will get is basic information. personally i dont trust ATDB i have found some of their info incorrect at times. and that is going back at least 10 years

Gary

Admin Posted by nighthawk on 02 May 2015 - 16:00:28
260 posts, 155 aircraft seen at 18 airports. Local Airport: CAX

Hi Avitrix45,

What is your name? If an aircraft is named, it is often listed in the notes section. While you cant search for this on the site, I can do so in the database. Either post your name on here, or email me at webmaster@taxiwayalpha.com and I'll have a look for you.




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