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We have several flying packages ranging from a full DC-3 Type Rating to a Second in Command Rating to Dual instruction to Recurrent training.  We have a Designated Pilot Examiner and instructors on staff to help you fulfill your dream of putting “DC-3″ in your logbook.

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DC-3 at Oshkosh 2013

July 24, 2013

  We are going to Oshkosh with 28AA this year. Be sure to stop by, say “Hi!” and take a tour. Please leave a comment below. Send us your favorite pictures; we’ll post them here and we’ll credit you.

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DC-3 in the Movie “42″

May 8, 2013

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Our DC-3 in another Movie

February 23, 2013

We can’t tell you the name of the movie yet, but it was great fun to have N28AA play in important part in this movie.

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DC-3 Operations Manual – Fuel System

May 15, 2012

Download DC-3 Manual Fuel System PDF. Fuel Tanks – The dual fuel system has a total capacity of 621 gallons of avgas consisting of two main tanks (210 gallons each) and one auxiliary tank (201 gallons).    The left main tank normally supplies fuel to the left engine and right main tank supplies fuel to the […]

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DC-3 Operations Manual – Flight Controls

April 27, 2012

Download DC-3 Manual Flight Controls PDF. The moveable surfaces on the airplane consist of two ailerons, the right aileron trim tab, two elevators, two elevator trim tabs, the rudder, the rudder trim tab, and the wing flaps.  All of these surfaces except the wing flaps are operated manually from the cockpit by means of conventional […]

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DC-3 Operations Manual – Fire Detection

April 20, 2012

Download the PDF version here: DC-3 Manual Fire Detection Protection PDF The fire protection system consists of an Edison fire warning system, a CO2 engine fire extinguisher system, a CO2 Janitrol heater fire extinguisher system, and portable dry chemical type hand extinguishers. Engine fire zone areas The engine/nacelle area is divided into three zones:  Zone […]

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DC-3 Operations Manual – Electrical

April 20, 2012

Download the DC-3 Manual-Electrical System PDF 6-1  Power Supply The electrical system is a 24 volt DC, single wire type.  The structure of the aircraft serves as a ground except for circuits in the vicinity of the magnetic compass, in which the ground is away from the compass. Power Supply  Battery circuits  Aircraft batteries – […]

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DC-3 Short Field Takeoff and Landing Videos

April 18, 2012

N28AA visited Peachstate airport (GA2) in Georgia.  It is only 2,400 feet long. Takeoff Landing Here is Peachstate (GA2) from the air, looking south. It is pretty short. Let us know what you think in the comments below…

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