Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Skyway aircraft - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This black and white photograph shows the chief pilot's seat inside the cockpit of a Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe's reconverted DC-4. The plane was equipped with four Pratt & Whitney engines, each capable of generating 1450 horsepower at takeoff. Radio and flight equipment included automatic direction finder units, two-way high frequency communications and two-way very high frequency communications and two-way very high frequency transmission and receiving units, and auxiliary range receiver used in conjunction with a fixed loop antenna for antistatic purposes and a glide path and runway localizer receivers of high frequency.

Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1948 and 1952

Bookbag Share Print

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Skyway aircraft - 1Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Skyway aircraft - 2

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Skyway aircraft - 1

Item Number: 51872
Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #384.10-6679
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 51872

Copyright © 2007-2016 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.