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C-47 Skytrain Army Air Force Handbook

C-47 Handbook Erection and Maintenance - Cover PageC-47 Binder Cover USAAF

C-47A, C-47B, C-47C, C-47D (USAF Series)
R4D-1, R4D-5, R4D-6, R4D-7 (Navy Models)

These pages were scanned from an actual manual that belongs to the son of a man who did maintenance on a DC-3 fleet owned by Pan American Airlines. Since borrowing this manual, I bought a partial copy from a guy on eBay.

Click here to view my C-47 / DC-3 model airplane page.

"The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota is a military transport aircraft that was developed from the Douglas DC-3 airliner. It was used extensively by the Allies during World War II and remained in front line operations through the 1950s with a few remaining in operation to this day. " - Wikipedia

C-47 Binder Cover USAAF
C-47 Handbook Binder Front Cover
DC-3 / C-47 Brake Hydraulics (note use of color) - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Brake Hydraulics (note use of color)
C-47 / DC-3 Cockpit Instruments - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Cockpit Instruments
C-47 / DC-3 Control Surfaces - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Control Surfaces
C-47 / DC-3 Outside Front Views - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Outside Front Views
C-47 / DC-3 Radial Engine Rear - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Radial Engine Rear
C-47 / DC-3 Radio Operator's Equipment - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Radio Operator's Equipment (Looking Aft) for Very Late C-47B Airplanes T-67/ARC-3 Transmitter VHF Command Radio R-77/ARC-3 Receiver VHF Command Radio MN-26-B Radio Compass Manual Radio Compass RC-103 Localizer Receiver Blind Landing Radios AN/ARN-5 Glide Path Receiver Blind Landing Radios AN/APN-1 Radio Altimeter AM-26 Interphone Amplifier BC-1333 Receiver Marker Beacon
C-47 / DC-3 Vertical and Horizontal Stabilizers - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Vertical and Horizontal Stabilizers Control Surfaces Removed to Show Hinge
C-47 Handbook Erection and Maintenance - Cover Page
C-47 Handbook Cover Page w/Stamp from Pan American
C-47 / DC-3 Compartment Loading Diagram - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Compartment Loading Diagram
C-47 / DC-3 Dimensions - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Dimensions
C-47 / DC-3 Weight & Balance Moments - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Weight & Balance Moments
C-47 / DC-3 Radial Engine Front - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Radial Engine Front
C-47 / DC-3 Radio Equipment - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Radio Equipment - Left-Hand Instrument Panel Radio Compass Bearing Indicator, Power Switch Knob for Double Range indicator, Indicator Lamp, Glide Path Indicator
C-47 / DC-3 General Electric Reverse-Current Relay - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 General Electric Reverse-Current Relay Westinghouse Reverse-Current Relay
C-47 Handbook Binder Edge - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 Handbook Binder Edge
Forward Antenna Locations - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Forward Antenna Locations ARN-7 Automatic Radio Compass, AN-104-B VHF Command Radio, LP-21 Loop Antenna, AN/APN-1 Radio Altimeter, Sense Antenna Manual Radio Compass
Main Cargo Compartment - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Main Cargo Compartment
C-47 / DC-3 Dimensions & Descriptions - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Dimensions & Descriptions
C-47 / DC-3 Radio Equipment Rack - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Radio Equipment Rack
C-47 / DC-3 Radio Equipment Rack 2 - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Radio Equipment Rack 2
C-47 / DC-3 Example of a Wiring Diagram - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Example of a Wiring Diagram (Schematic) Starter Circuit, Propeller Feathering Circuit
C-47 / DC-3 General Electric Voltage Regulators - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 General Electric Voltage Regulators Temperature Compensator, Voltage Adjusting Nut, Dashpot, Contact
C-47 / DC-3 Radial Engine Inboard - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Radial Engine Inboard
Radio Antenna Locations - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Radio Antenna Locations AN/APN-2 Antenna, AN/ARR-1 Antenna, RC-103 Antenna AN 100, SCR-522 Antenna AN 104, Liaison Radio Antenna, Command Radio Antenna
C-47 / DC-3 Instrument Panel - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Instrument Panel w/Callouts Marker Beacon, Band and Turn Indicator, Altimeter, Airspeed Indicator, Clock, Sperry Automatic Pilot, Azimuth Indicator, Pilots' Direct Reading Compass, Fuel Pressure Gages, Clock, Oil Pressure Gage, Landing Gear Warning Lamps
C-47 / DC-3 Landing Gear Specifications - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Landing Gear Specifications
C-47 / DC-3 Outside Rear Views - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Outside Rear Views
C-47 / DC-3 Radio Equipment - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Radio Equipment
C-47 / DC-3 Strap Type Litter Support - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Strap Type Litter Support Installed Litter Strp Attachment on Top of Cargo Compartment Litter Support Floor Attachment
C-47 / DC-3 Fuel Tank Capacities - Airplanes and Rockets
C-47 / DC-3 Fuel Tank Capacities, Settings and Ranges of Movements of Control Surfaces Stabilizer, Fin, Ailerons, Aileron Trim Tabs, Flaps, Elevators, Elevator Trim Tabs, Rudder, Rudder Trim Tabs
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