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Douglas, c/n 2137, DC-3A

Manufacturer: Douglas Latest Type:
Manufactured as:
Construction Number: 2137 Year: 1939
Lastest Registration: N2237C Former Registrations: N18141 , N2237C , N38PB , XA-RPE
Nickname: "Flagship Tulsa"
Airworthy: no
Owner: Tulsa Air and Space Museum
Location of the Plane: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America
Airport: Location KTUL, TUL, Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA


  • Douglas delivers the DC-3 c/n 1237, which became "Flagship Tusla", to American Airlines in Santa Monica, Calif., on May 20, 1939.
  • Flew commercially with American Airlines until February 24th, 1949.
  • Sold to Trans-Texas Airways in 1949 and re-engined with Pratt & Whitney engines to become a DC-3A.
  • Sold to Air New England in the late 1960s.
  • Sold to Provincetown Boston Airlines (PBA) in the September, 1975.
  • Sold to Mexico's Aero Libertad in the 1980s.
  • Sold to Bronsville in the early 1990s.
  • Sold to Baser Turbo Conversions, Oshkosh in 1992.
  • Sold to the Tulsa Air and Space Museum in 2007.
  • Status in 2015: "The airplane was worked on for some time but it became apparent that the corrosion was just too severe to continue. We are going to redo the cockpit and cut it off aft of mail door for display in the Tulsa Air and Space Museum", see "PBA DC-3s: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?"


last change: May 24, 2021

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