Douglas C-48B-DO (DST-A): N43PB

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Aircraft Information

Aircraft Type: Douglas C-48B-DO (DST-A)
Serial Number: 1053
Built In: 1937 at SMO/KSMO (Santa Monica, CA – Clover Field)
Registration #: N43PB

Notes: Earned the nickname “Rubber Ducky” due to it being the only DC-3 in the fleet with rubber deicing boots on the wings.

Previous Operators

United Airlines
US Air Force
United Airlines
TTA – Trans Texas Airways
Air Mid-America
Air New England
Century Airlines

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