1945 DOUGLAS DC-3 For Sale in Manassas, Virginia United States

      For Sale$795,000
      Posted by AeroSolutions Group Inc. Updated 6/9/2021

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      For Sale$795,000

      One of a kind corporate configured 1945 Douglas DC-3. S/N 34378 is the former transport of the Columbia Broadcasting System, Outboard and Marine Manufacturing and EAA. Low total time with only 17,896 hours. This DC-3 was the last of its model to operate carrying passengers for a Part 121 Air Carrier on the US registry and also has a number of historic aviation figures in its logbook such as Paul Poberezney and Jimmy Leeward to name a few.

      Posted by AeroSolutions Group Inc. Updated 6/9/2021

      One of a kind corporate configured 1945 Douglas DC-3. S/N 34378 is the former transport of the Columbia Broadcasting System, Outboard and Marine Manufacturing and EAA. Low total time with only 17,896 hours. This DC-3 was the last of its model to operate carrying passengers for a Part 121 Air Carrier on the US registry and also has a number of historic aviation figures in its logbook such as Paul Poberezney and Jimmy Leeward to name a few.

      Details

      • Status
        For Sale
      • Condition
        Used
      • Year
        1945
      • Make
        DOUGLAS  
      • Model
        DC-3
      • Reg #
        N33611
      • Serial #
        34378
      • Airframe
        17981 hrs
      • Left Engine
        236 hrs SMOH
      • Right Engine
        1004 hrs SMOH
      • Left Prop
        126 hrs SPOH
      • Right Prop
        126 hrs SPOH
      • Yr Exterior
        2012
      • Yr Interior
        2014
      • Special Use
        Antique-Classic
      • Location
        Manassas, Virginia United States
      • External URL

      S/N 34378 was the cover for Flying Magazine in August 1981 and AOPA Magazine in December 2016. This is a rare turn-key opportunity to purchase an exceptionally cared for DC-3 with spare parts and support equipment.

      Make
      Model
      Hours
      left engine
      Pratt & Whitney
      R1830-94
      236 hrs SMOH
      right engine
      Pratt & Whitney
      R1830-94
      1004 hrs SMOH
      left prop
      Hamilton Standard
      23E50-505
      126 hrs SPOH
      right prop
      Hamilton Standard
      23E50-505
      126 hrs SPOH

      Engines

      • Model: Pratt & Whitney R1830-94
      • Left Engine 236 (2013) SMOH
      • Right Engine 1004 (2013) SMOH
      • Left engine overhauled by Anderson Aero Engines
      • Right engine bearing replaced by Anderson Aero Engines
      • Pratt & Whitney R1830-94 rated to 1,350 hp each
      • Both sides restored from engine mount forward in 2012-2013
      • Restoration included all hoses and accessories being replaced with new / overhauled parts and accessories, fire sleeves

      Propellers

      • Model: Hamilton Standard 23E50-505
      • Left Propeller 126 hours SPOH
      • Right Propeller 126 hours SPOH
      • Left propeller since AD 81-13-01 complied with in July 2016 (1462 SMOH)
      • Right propeller since AD 81-13-01 complied with in July 2016 (477 SMOH)

      • Aircraft Total Time 17981
      • Aircraft Cycle Time 17758

      Avionics

      • GTN 750 WAAS Touch Screen Navigator (Com/Nav 1)
      • King KX-165 (Com/Nav 2)
      • Dual Garmin GTX-33ES ADS-B (In & Out)
      • Garmin GDL-88 dual link ADS-B (traffic and weather)
      • Garmin GTS 800 Traffic Avoidance
      • King KR-87 ADF
      • Dual NAT Audio Panels
      • King KCS-551 HSI
      • Collins RMI (slaved) left side
      • King KI-226 RMI (slaved) right side
      • 3 Light Marker Beacon w/ Audio
      • Cabin Address System
      • 406 ELT

      Additional Equipment

      • Cockpit jumpseat & 3? Gyros (pilot & copilot)
      • Crew oxygen system & Pulse light landing light system
      • Oilamatic pre-oil system for each engine
      • Oil tank heaters with external electrical ports
      • Fire Detection for engine accessory section
      • Fire Detection for landing gear bays
      • Fire suppression for accessory section
      • AeroLED wingtip nav/strobes & AeroLED landing lights
      • Counter balanced air-stair door with interior safety lock
      • Entryway lighting and main cabin access lighting
      • Emergency evacuation lighting for cabin and overwing exits
      • Spare tail wheel with mounted tire (aft baggage compartment)
      • Spare parts locker in tail compartment contains:
        • Starter
        • Cowl Flap Cylinder
        • Fuel pump – Electric
        • Fuel pump – Engine driven
        • Accelerator pump
        • Spark Plugs
        • Hydraulic pump
        • Booster Coil
        • Various gaskets and soft rubber parts
      • Aft baggage storage compartment for tools/equipment contains:
        • Portable tow-head mates to standard TRON-bar.
        • DC-3 sized rubber chocks
        • Up to 10 gallons of oil in 1.35gal containers
        • Extension cords for oil tank heaters
        • Ground Power converter and extension cord • (additional room for tools/cleaning supplies as desired)
      • Wing jacks & Tow bar (full size)
      • Spares inventory (incl. many rotable parts, as well as spare engine, prop, (both req. overhaul) and numerous other large items)
      • Custom oil drip pans
      • Air show signboards/holders
      • Spidertracks 8 – Real Time Flight Tracking & In-Flight Texting

      • New in 2014
      • New leather seat covers installed 2014
      • New headliner 2014 in blue
      • New plush wool carpet installed 2014
      • Seating for 19 passengers (additional seating up to 28 is possible)
      • Flight attendant/cabin crew member jump seat near main entry
      • New 2014 acrylic cabin windows with subtle tint
      • Galley area with drawers, countertop space, ice cabinet and trash containment
      • Crew bag stowage & Lockable cockpit door
      • Aft coat closet at entry door
      • Full sized lavatory with smoke detection, storage and mirrored vanity
      • Externally serviced, flushing toilet
      • Access to aft cargo area while in flight
      • CD player connected to cabin speakers (with complimentary Big Band CD!)

      Interior Last Updated/Refurbished In 2014

      • New in 2012
      • Overall brilliant white and silver with blue and gray accent stripes

      Exterior Last Painted In 2012

      • Aircraft is on a 2 Year / 600 Hour Approved Inspection Program (AAIP) for Part 91 Operations
      • Aircraft will be delivered with a fresh 600 Hour Inspection
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      Seller Information

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      Name: Christopher Desouza
      Company: AeroSolutions Group
      Address: 10681 Frank Marshall Lane
       Manassas, VA 20110
       US

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