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308 viewsAirline: HerpaType: DC-3Registration: N143DAirport: 6A2City: Griffin-SpaldingState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: April 23, 2007View of Griffin airport as we overfly for the downwind approach to runway 14. If you look closely you can see three DC-3's on the field. N28AA on the left, N133D, and N173RD on the right facing away. The airframe N133D is the oldest Dc-3 in existence.
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292 viewsAirline: HerpaType: DC-3Registration: N143DAirport: 6A2City: GriffinState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: 2008View looking through cockpit window at Griffin runway. You can see the other DC-3's at the airport. In the center is the oldest DC-3 airframe in existence, N133D. Moving to the left is N28AA. And to the right is N173RD which is a famous DC-3 as having been sponsored to fly around the world in 1986.
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Candler Field Express339 viewsAirline: Poly FiberType: DC-3Registration: N28AAAirport: CCOCity: NewnanState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: August 2009Departing on the 5,500 ft. runway 32 back towards Griffin a beautifully restored time piece of aviation past still graces the skies over Georgia. She gives rides, trains pilots, and does recurrent FAA training flights. Still with a passenger interior, PSU's, bathroom, galley, seats, carpet, and curtains! She flies once or twice a week for most of the year including to a few fly-ins and Oshkosh.
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323 viewsAirline: Lance Toland IsuranceType: DC-3Registration: N173RDAirport: Griffin SpaldingCity: GriffinState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: 2008This DC-3 is titled Everlast on the right side and Algonquin Airlines on the left side. This is one of several active DC-3's in Griffin. This DC-3 flew around the world in 1986 as C-FGXW to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the DC-3 and the World's Fair on Transportation and Communication held in Vancouver. It departed on its two month journey from Vancouver on June 10, 1986. The story of this journey is told in Propliner issue No.28.
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