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This black and white photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Skyway, Inc. aircraft and pilots. Visible is a worker either loading or unloading crates from the aircraft. The DC-4 reconverted 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 transmission and receiving units, an auxiliary range receiver used in conjunction with a fixed loop antenna for anti-static 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

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Item Number: 216513
Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #384.13D-6682
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216513

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