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July 7 2012 at 10:00 AM
Joe Lyons  (Login jlyons97)
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Response to what happened to older planes in WWII ?

are true. But this was not done to transport a/c.

Case in point, C-47s and C-54. Thousands of each around. None ended up in Kingman. Particularly with the C-54, the sell-off to the airlines at cut-rate prices stopped any further development of this airframe. Douglas built 70 or so 'new build' airliners, but got few takers.

It's successor was in progress but a couple of years out from full production.

Joe

Average Modeler and Builder of legacy kits Beyond the Pale. Proud builder of 3' "shelf" models for over half a century; 4' for Spits.

 
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