C-47 Dakota

The story of the BEA C-47 Dakota that crashed onto the roof of a house near Northolt Airport. Amazingly, nobody was hurt.

The story of the BEA C-47 Dakota that crashed onto the roof of a house near Northolt Airport. Amazingly, nobody was hurt.

The C-47 Dakota The Douglas DC-3, which made air travel popular and airline profits possible, is universally recognized as the… Read More

6 months ago

Here’s why in many ways Elon Musk’s Starship is a 21st Century version of the Classic Douglas DC-3

As Elon Musk tweets challenges to Vladimir Putin, launches astronauts to the International Space Station, builds electric vehicles, attempts to… Read More

2 years ago

The Rooftop Dakota: the story of the BEA C-47 that crashed onto the roof of a house near Northolt Airport

The house was re-christened 'Dakota's Rest!’ As a barefoot lad in the Outer Hebrides, Bill Innes, a retired airline pilot… Read More

5 years ago