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DC-3

DC-3

In the late 1930s, the Douglas DC-3 passenger airplane was the most popular plane in the sky. It became one of the best-selling commercial airframes ever. More than 10,600 were produced. One version, the Douglas Sleeper Transport, had bunk beds like a train sleeper car. The military version was called the C-47 Skytrain.