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Douglas DC-3 Serial number 2239
Tom Braniff, president of Braniff Airways, ordered the company’s first DC-3s on August 29, 1939. He received delivery on the first four airplanes December 17, 1939. Four more DC-3s were ordered by Mr. Braniff on March 21, 1940. These four were delivered on June 20th with the first of the four being a DC-3A, serial number 2239 registered at that time as N25666.
Braniff Airways operated N25666 until April, 1953. The airplanes were initially used between Chicago, Kansas City, and Dallas. During April, 1953 the airplane was sold to Trans Texas Airways who operated it throughout their route structure for 15 years. In 1968 the airplane was sold to Texas International. Texas International operated the airplane for 1 year and on February 4, 1969 it was sold to Tradewinds, Inc. located in San Antonio, Texas. Tradewinds sold it to Air Mid America in September, 1970. [click to continue…]