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    Airframe Family: Douglas DC-1 / DC-2/R2D / DC-3 Dakota / C-47/R4D Skytrain / C-53 Skytrooper
    Latest Model:C-47A-90-DL
    Last Military Serial:T.3-33 EdA
    Construction Number:20596
    Last Civil Registration:N3753C
    Latest Owner or Location:Barksdale Global Power Museum, Barksdale AFB (north west side), Shreveport, Louisiana

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    Constructed as a C-47A-90-DL by Douglas at Long Beach, California, USA.

    Circa 1943

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the United States Army Air Force with s/n 43-16130.

    To unknown owner with c/r N86453.

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the Ejercito de Aire with s/n T.3-33.


    To unknown owner with c/r G-BGCF (DOUGLAS C47A DAKOTA, 20596).

    11 April 1980

    To West Air International, Monument, CO with c/r N3753C (DC3, 43-16130).

    5 May 1983

    Civil registration, N3753C, cancelled.

    To National Museum of the United States Air Force Loan Program, Wright Field, Dayton, OH.
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    Loaned to 2 BW/MU, Barksdale AFB, LA.

    By May 1994

    Placed on display with Eighth Air Force Museum, Barksdale AFB (north west side), Shreveport, LA.
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    Withdrawn from use.

    By 8 September 2012

    Photographer: Zane Adams

    Placed on display with Barksdale Global Power Museum, Barksdale AFB (north west side), Shreveport, LA.
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    U.S. Military Out of Service 2007 by Andy Marden

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    Civil Aviation Authority of the United Kingdom
    Federal Aviation Administration in the United States of America
    National Museum of the United States Air Force

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