Capital operated the DC-4 right up until its merger with United Airlines in 1960.
"Helios" or the Sun God in Greek mythology has had her engines refurbished but she's going nowhere.
Built for the USAAF as 42-72449 at the Douglas Aircraft in Chicago, Illinois delivered Feb 45. It was flown to the San Diego NAS and transferred to the U.S. Navy as R5D-3 with the Bu. No. 50874, a... (more)
Restored and displaying the markings of the Miltary Air Transport Service (MATS). Exihibited at the PASM, Tucson, AZ.
42-72581/ETI-581 C-54D Turkish AF/211Filo - from the EMCSdigital image library
Current Markings: 313th Troop Carrier Group, Fassberg AB, Germany, 1948-1949
The first four-engine transport in Army Air Force service the C-54 is a militarized version of the DC-4 airlin... (more)
"USA Southwest 2006"
WFU, Will be left behind when T&G leave to relocate to nearby Coolidge,AZ.