C-47

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

5 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 Story of Israeli Air Force First Two Aerial Victories that Never Were

Jun. 3, 1948 is widely considered as the day on which Israeli Air Force scored its first two aerial victories.… Read More

4 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