Remarks: A night shoot of DC-3 one of pioneer in the history of world aviation and also in Chile, well preserved at the MNAE with the moon as background on a cloudy night.
This DC-3 was delivered to the USAAF on May 12, 1944 and it was assigned the India-China theater. Ater the war, it was register as N8326C. On February 1954 was bought it by LAN Chile. Its first registration was CC-CBJ and later was assigned CC-CLDT and finally on December, 1962, get its final registration as CC-CBX.
Remarks: Getting ready to start for home following the Wide Bay International Airshow. This helicopter was built as a UH-1H and allocated USAF serial 72-21597 for administrative purposes. Delivered to the RAAF in November 1973 and served with 5 Squadron. Transferred to the Australian Army in the late 1980s, along with most of the RAAF's helicopters.
Remarks: A2-296 was delivered to the RAAF in November of 1963. Served with the RAAF 5th Squadron before being transferred to the Army’s 171 Squadron, 1st Aviation Regiment. Arrived at Archerfield from RAAF Edinburgh after a short time with the ARDU on the 12/12/07. Note the Air Force titles applied to the nose. According to the ADF-Serials website, this aircraft is expected to be the last Huey flown by an RAAF crew. Here she is parked next to the hangar with her sistership A2-484. Will be prepared for storage and trucked to Camp Damascus, Meeandah.
Remarks: I don't have the chance to shot a DC-3 very often so... here is former "Línea Aérea Nacional (Lan Chile)" DC-3 in original scheme parked at the gradens of National Air & Space Museum in excelents conditions. Over the nose you can see its airline number: 214. First photo of this bird in DB.