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Near Massey in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1937 Douglas DC-3

 
 
1937 Douglas DC-3 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, January 2, 2022
1. 1937 Douglas DC-3 Marker
Inscription.  
This aircraft, NC 18111, was an early production model, the 117th made, built for and operated by United Airlines from 1937 to 1954, American Flyers Airline 1954 to 1973 and Shawnee Airlines to 1980. The aircraft was donated to the Museum in 2006.

Specifications:
Wingspan: 95 feet, Length: 64 feet 5.5 inches. Two 1200 HP R-1830 Pratt & Whitney Wasp radial engines. Cruise Speed: 170 mph. Range 1,200 miles. Gross Weight: 28,000 lbs. Ceiling: 20,800 ft. Accommodations: 3 crew and up to 28 passengers.

Total production in the USA was 10,655 for both the DC3 (civil) and C47 (military) versions.
 
Erected by Massey Air Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceIndustry & CommerceMilitaryWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1937.
 
Location. 39° 18.165′ N, 75° 48.09′ W. Marker is near Massey, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is on Maryland Line Road (Maryland Route 330) 1.6 miles east of Galena Road (Maryland Route 313), on the right when traveling
1937 Douglas DC-3 Display image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, January 2, 2022
2. 1937 Douglas DC-3 Display
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east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33541 Maryland Line Rd, Massey MD 21650, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Meet our AN-2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Antonov AN-2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Chance-Vought F4U-1 Corsair (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); Mason-Dixon Line Crownstone (approx. 3.9 miles away); Site of Blackiston Methodist Church (approx. 4.4 miles away in Delaware); Downs’ Cross Roads (approx. 4.9 miles away); Mistress Kitty Knight (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Massey.
 
Information inside of the plane image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, January 2, 2022
3. Information inside of the plane
Display inside of the plane image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, January 2, 2022
4. Display inside of the plane
Inside of the Douglas DC-3 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, January 2, 2022
5. Inside of the Douglas DC-3
Cockpit of the Douglas DC-3 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, January 2, 2022
6. Cockpit of the Douglas DC-3 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 73 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 2, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Aug. 12, 2022