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Naval Fighters NFAF223

NFAF223
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Description:
Douglas C-74 Globemaster

By Nicholas M. Williams, 104 pages (88 in b&w, 16 in color), 141 b&w photos, 35 color photos, 22 illustrations.

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941 brought U.S. Army Air Corps strategists to the realization that a new global transport was needed to carry large loads over great distances. The Douglas Aircraft Company in Santa Monica, California, also quickly saw this need and design studies were begun immediately on an expanded version of the company’s DC-4. The “C-74 Project Group" adopted a design philosophy to produce a “no frills" transport able to accommodate at least two of the Army’s T-9 tanks, two 105mm Howitzers, or two angle dozers.

Douglas contacted the Air Corps early in 1942 to de
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Manufacturer:
Naval Fighters
Code Number:
NFAF223
Scale:
No Scale
Item type:
Aircraft books
Price:
£27.40
Order Quantity:
Quantity In Stock:
In Stock 5+
Availability:
This will usually be dispatched within 24/48 hours of receiving your order
Last Delivered to Stock:
13/11/2020
Wish List:
Department:
New Arrivals



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