HL1304
Douglas DC-3
CF-CPY, Canadian Pacific, 1940s
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1/200 scale die-cast metal with minimal use of plastic.
All markings are tampo (pad) applied, no decals to discolor or flake.
Free-spinning propellers.
Rolling wheels.
Landing gear can be removed or added.
Model comes with a display stand.
A brief history of the aircraft type and the airline is supplied with each model.
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The Douglas DC-3 (DC – Douglas Commercial) is considered by many as the aircraft that
revolutionized commercial air travel in the 20th Century. The maiden flight of the DC-3 took place
on December 17, 1935, the 32nd anniversary of the Wright Brother’s historic flight at Kitty Hawk.
Now airlines were able to be profitable without depending on U.S. Mail subsidies and passengers
could now fly transcontinental with just one re-fueling stop. There are many DC-3s still flying 75
years after their maiden flights.



CF-CPY was manufactured by Douglas as a C-47 BuNo. 41-18540 and delivered to the USAAF
on August 28 1942, loaned to the Soviet Air Force for a few months. It arrived with the 10th AF in
India in April 1943 and in June 1943 was involved in a mid-air accident causing severe damage
writing it off. The aircraft was bought and repaired and on December 11, 1945 was registered as
CF-CPY with Canadian Pacific Airlines as # 175. The aircraft now sits on a pedestal in
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada as the “World’s Largest Wind Vane”.


Specifications for the Douglas DC-3A
Role – Passenger/Cargo
Crew – 2
Passenger Capacity – 21/32
Dimensions
Length – 64 ft 8 in   (19.7 m)
Wingspan – 95 ft 2 in   (29.0 m)
Height – 16 ft 11 in   (5.16 m)
Performance
Engines – 2 x Pratt & Whitney R-1830-S1C3G Twin Wasp 14-cylinder Air-cooled 2-row Radial
Piston, Producing 1,200 hp   (890 kW) each
Propellers - 3-bladed Hamilton Standard 23E50, 11.5 ft   (3.5 m) diameter
Fuel Capacity – 822 U.S. gal   (3,736 l)
Speed
Maximum @ 8,500 ft   (2,590 m) – 230 mph   (200 kn)   (370 km/h)
Normal Cruise – 207 mph   (180 kn)   (333 km/h)
Rate Of Climb – 1,130 ft/min   (5.7 m/s)
Service Ceiling – 23,200 ft   (7,100 m)
Weight
Empty – 16,865 lbs   (7,650 kg)
Gross – 25,199 lbs   (11,430 kg)
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