The Douglas DC-6B first flew on February 10, 1951 with its first scheduled passenger
flight on April 11, 1951 with United Airlines. The DC-6 might have had the same wingspan
The more powerful engines used a 3-bladed propeller capable of reversing pitch for of
the 288 produced being delivered on November 17, 1958.


American Airlines DC-6B N90757 “Flagship Oklahoma” was MSN 43269 and was
delivered on May 18, 1951. The name “Flagship Oklahoma” previously belonged to an
AAL DC-3 N16019 and would later become the name for an N90757. A little time later the
name became “Flagship Oklahoma City”. The aircraft served with the airline until April
1964 when it was leased to Hawaiian Airlines from until September 1966. In 1968 the
aircraft was sold to Yemen Airways and registered as 4W-ABD. In 1971 it was withdrawn
from use and eventually scrapped.



Douglas DC-6B specifications

Type - Long-Range passenger transport

Manufacturer - Douglas Aircraft Co

Crew - 5

Production - 288

Powerplant
4 X 2400-hp Pratt & Whitney R-2800CBI6 Double Wasp
or
4 X 2500hp R-2800-CB 17 Double Wasp 18-cylinder two-row radial engines

Performance
Cruising speed - 315 mph  (507 km/h) @ 20,600 ft  (6,279 m)
Range with maximum payload – 3,005 miles  (4,835 km)
Payload – 24,565Ib  (11,143 kg) with seating for up to 102 passengers


Dimensions
Wing Span - 117ft 6 in  (35.81 m)
Length - 105ft 7in  (32.18m)
Height - 28 ft 8 in  (8.74 m)
Wing area - 1,463 sq ft  (135.91 m2)

Weight
Maximum – 107,000 lb  (48,535 kg)
Empty – 58,6351b  (26,595 kg)

HL5007
Douglas DC-6B
American Airlines
"N90757"
"Flagship Oklahoma City"
If you arrived at this page
link from another site
please click on the home
button once during your
visit so my visitor counter
will add your visit.
Thank you.
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.
HOBBY MASTER 1/200 AIRLINER SERIES
HOBBY MASTER COLLECTOR