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History

The RTAF operated the C-47 from 1947 to ca. 1991. There were some Special Dakotas the RTAF has used the VC-47A, RC-47A, AC-47D and EC-47D.

Geschichte

Die RTAF betrieb von 1947 bis ca. 1991 die C-47. Darunter waren auch einige spezielle Dakotas wie die VC-47A, RC-47A, AC-47D und EC-47D.

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Pictures

Bilder

Douglas AC-47D Spooky, possible BJL.2-47/18 #079 whith guns removed (Photo courtesy of  Phakphum Tangkijjarak). Douglas AC-47D Spooky, Note the 6 Wing Insigna on the nose on the plane. (Photo courtesy of  Phakphum Tangkijjarak). Douglas AC-47D Spooky BJL2-19/00 #876 with three SUU-11 7.62 mm Miniguns Douglas AC-47D Spooky BJL2-19/00 #876 (Photo courtesy of  Phakphum Tangkijjarak). Douglas AC-47A  BJL.2-25/01, Note the Serial under the second Minigun. (Photo courtesy of  Phakphum Tangkijjarak).
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Specifications Douglas C-47A

Wingspan

Spannweite

29.41 m

Length

Länge

19.43 m

Height

Höhe

5.18 m
Wing area Flügelfläche 91.70 m²

Engine

Motor

2× Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C Twin Wasp radial engines, 1,200 hp each

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

360 km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

8,226 kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

14,061 kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

5.73 m/s

Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

8,045 m

Range

Reichweite

2,575 km

Armament

Bewaffnung

Misc.

Capacity

Zuladung 2 Pilots, 21–32 Passengers
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Serial Douglas AC-47D Spooky
Typ Thai Serial s/n Buzz Sqn / Wing Base Delivered Withdrawn Remarks
AC-47D BJL2-19/00 26137 / 43-48876 876 ... ... 15.9.1957 4.1986 Converted to AC-47 23-Mar-77
AC-47D BJL.2-20/00 26679 / 43-49418 418 ... ... 15.9.1957 13.12.1967 Converted to AC-47 9.1967
AC-47D BJL.2-25/01 27180 / 43-49919 9191 ... ... 5.11.1958 17.10.1990 Converted to AC-47 9.1967
AC-47D BJL.2-30/07 26902 / 43-49641 641 ... ... 13.3.1964 9.8.1983 Converted to AC-47 22.6.1970
AC-47D BJL.2-32/11 25762 / 43-48501 501 ... ... 30.5.1968 22.10.1986 Taken over as AC-47D
AC-47D BJL.2-34/13 13740 / 42-93789 789 ... ... 21.9.1970 31.5.1988 Converted to AC-47 2.1976
AC-47D BJL.2-35/14 12498 / 42-108865 865 ... ... 16.2.1971 2.1984 Converted to AC-47 2.1976
AC-47D BJL.2-36/14 13112 / 42-93224 224 ... ... 8-.2.1971 2.1984 Converted to AC-47 5.1972
AC-47D BJL.2-37/14 33066 / 44-76734 734 ... ... 27.1.1971 2.1984 Converted to AC-47 5.1972
AC-47D BJL.2-42/18 26515 / 43-49254 254 ... ... 9.9.1975 1991 Taken over as AC-47D
AC-47D BJL.2-43/18 26777 / 43-49516 516 ... ... 9.9.1975 27.2.1984 Taken over as AC-47D
AC-47D BJL.2-44/18 33484 / 44-77152 152 ... ... 9.9.1975 2.1984 Taken over as AC-47D
AC-47D BJL.2-45/18 34386 / 45-1116 116 ... ... 12.9.1975 23.4.1991 Taken over as AC-47D
AC-47D BJL.2-46/18 26271 / 43-49010 010 ... ... 11.11.1975 7.9.1989 Taken over as AC-47D
AC-47D BJL.2-47/18 34349 / 45-1079 079 ... ... 14.11.1975 30.3.1978 Taken over as AC-47D
                   

- Last update 27. December 2012

Written 1. November 2005

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