I am a retired Service Rep / Product Support employee. I spent 39 years working for LeBlond and later LeBlond Makino supporting CNC Machinery (Machining Centers & CNC Lathes) either in house by phone, E-mail as well traveling the Globe. United States, South America, Japan, Australia, Peoples Republic of China, much of Canada, Singapore and many I have forgotten. Now have my feet up, build a PC or repair one now and then as well as just a anything to stay busy. Refinish a piece of furniture or what ever comes along.
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Remembrance Profiles -
1 Airman Remembered
Voegele, Ed, MSgt
1960-1964, C-47 Skytrain/Dakota
From Year 1960
To Year 1964
C-47 Skytrain/Dakota Details
During World War II, the armed forces of many countries used the C-47 and modified DC-3s for the transport of troops, cargo and wounded. Over 10,000 aircraft were produced in Long Beach and Santa Monica, California and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Oklahoma City plant produced 5,354 C-47s from March 1943 until August 1945.
Model Douglas C-47 Skytrain / Dakota Mk I Length 63.75 ft | 19.43 m Width 95.51 ft | 29.11 m Height 16.99 ft | 5.18 m Engine(s) 2 x Pratt & Whintey R-1830-92 14-cylinder radial piston engines delivering 1,200hp each. Empty Weight 18,199 lbs | 8,255 kg MTOW 25,999 lbs | 11,793 kg Max Speed 230 mph | 370 km/h | 200 kts Max Range 1,600 miles | 2,575 km Ceiling 23,999 ft | 7,315 m | 4.5 miles Climb Rate 1,041 ft/min Hardpoints None. Armament None. Accommodations 3 + 27