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3 edition of C-133 Cargomaster. found in the catalog.

C-133 Cargomaster.

C-133 Cargomaster.

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Published by AMC Museum? in [Dover Air Force Base, Del.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AMC Museum (Dover Air Force Base, Del.),
  • Turboprop transports,
  • Douglas transport planes,
  • Airplanes, Military -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCargomaster.
    SeriesAMC Museum fact sheet
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17625372M
    OCLC/WorldCa59715256

      This is the last landing of the last Douglas C Cargomaster at Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield, California. The plane is being added to the Base museum on static display. [3] C CARGOMASTER * The last of the big Douglas prop transports was the "C Cargomaster", which was designed in response to the Air Force's "Logistic Carrier Support System SSL" requirement, to carry outsize cargoes. Douglas began work on the type in early , and was awarded a contract for twelve "CAs" in

    The Douglas C Cargomaster and its People From to , the Douglas C Cargomaster carried outsize cargo all over the world. Then, it was retired and forgotten by all but those who flew or serviced it. I was a navigator in the C for its last two years of service, and said then that I should write a book about the airplane. This is "Last Flight of the C Cargomaster" by INVERSION on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

    The Douglas C Cargomaster is an American large turboprop cargo aircraft built between and by the Douglas Aircraft Company for use with the United States Air C was the USAF's only production turboprop-powered strategic airlifter, entering service shortly after the Lockheed C Hercules, designated as a tactical airlifter, it provided airlift services in a wide Manufacturer: Douglas Aircraft Company. "Remembering an Unsung Giant: The Douglas C Cargomaster and Its People" is the definitive book on the C reply. Gary Peterson, e-mail, I was working in a communications facility at Travis and had just stepped into the back yard and noticed a CB making approaches. Just prior to the crash I saw the plane approaching.


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C-133 Cargomaster Download PDF EPUB FB2

A detailed description of the Douglas C Cargomaster by an author who served as navigator in the Cargomaster during the last two years of its year AF service.

A brief history of strategic airlift precedes an account of USAF proof-of-concept testing of turboprop propulsion. C design, development and flight testing provide the /5(19). C Book Ordering. Remembering an Unsung Giant: The Douglas C Cargomaster and Its People is the definitive history of the C Click here for the order form for the book and all other Firstfleet Publisher products.

Resellers please contact me for information on pricing and to make final arrangements for a purchase. Book Preview. The C Cargomaster was developed by the Douglas Aircraft Company and first flown on 23 C-133 Cargomaster.

book It was the largest turboprop transport ever to be accepted by the U.S. Air Force. InCs began flying MATS air routes throughout the world, and two Dover based Cs established transatlantic speed records for transport aircraft on.

The Douglas C Cargomaster was a large cargo aircraft built between and by the Douglas Aircraft Company for use with the United States Air Force. The C was the USAF's only production turboprop-powered strategic airlifter, entering service shortly after Lockheed's better known C Hercules, which was known as a tactical airlifter.

Capt Griffith served was assigned to the 84 th Military Airlift Squadron at Travis AB from to as a navigator in the C Cargomaster transport. He passed away on 20 Oct I was assigned to the 84 th from May 69 to Jun I have prepared copies of my own flight log book for my time during which I flew into Vietnam 17 times.

Remembering An Unsung Giant - The Douglas C Cargomaster and Its People by Cal Taylor () by Taylor, Cal and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

The last time a C flew was inwhen Ken Kozlowski’s Cargomaster, NAB, traveled from Alaska to California to become part of the Travis Air Museum’s collection. “We always knew we were operating an airplane with a bad reputation,” says : John Sotham.

C Pilot & Author, Lou Martin Lt. Col. Louis J. Martin, USAF Retired, was a 39th ATS pilot from ''70, with 4, hours in Cs. His 22 years in the Air Force were only part of his extensive flying career, after which he's published two books on his adventures:Author: Papa Hans.

Cal Taylor has a web site devoted to the Douglas C Cargomaster. He has written a comprehensive book about the C Remembering an Unsung Giant: The Douglas C Cargomaster and Its People.

Surviving Cs. The Douglas C Cargomaster, a four-engine turboprop transport, was larger and faster than earlier Douglas military cargo airplanes. The Cargomaster went into production without a prototype and had an unusual circular fuselage with top-mounted wings.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Remembering An Unsung Giant - The Douglas C Cargomaster and Its People by Cal Taylor () at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

The C served well during its service life. It was the only plane that could haul the ICBMs from the factory to bases across the US. The Cargomaster was also key in moving large and outsized cargo the US to Vietnam and back.

If there was a flaw with the C, it was their tendency to fall out of the sky for unexplained reasons. History of the C "Cargomaster" John M. Lacomia, 60th Air Mobility Wing History Office, reported in an 8/29/ - TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.

press release that the C flew at Travis from until its departure in A large number of accident photos were also part of the collection. The Collection was donated by Cal Taylor, the aurthor of the definative book about the C Cargomaster.

Accident summeries are listed below. Contact me if you are interested in a particular accident. DaveT. Between 28 Aug 57 and 15 ten C aircraft were lost in. Several of the aircraft listed are "not" comparable to the C, except they fly and can carry cargo.

But no harm in letting them be. Jack--Jackehammond28 August (UTC). Stall characteristics. Article mentions several craft being lost "possibly due to the unusual stall characteristics" of the aircraft.C: This article has been rated as C-Class on the.

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Douglas C Cargomaster and Atlas Missile - Duration: AdamandJohns views. USS Forrestal C Hercules Carrier Landing Trials - Duration: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Remembering an Unsung Giant: The Douglas C Cargomaster and Its People (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!5/5(7). The C Cargomaster was the largest aircraft in the US Air Force. Its primary duty was to haul huge amounts of military cargo long distances.

To make this feasible, it was designed to carry huge amounts of fuel. Ona C left Dover, Delaware en route to the Azores. - Explore edgarraldana's board "C Cargomaster", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Cargo aircraft, Aircraft and Military aircraft pins.

Douglas continued this tradition in the post-war period by selling the USAF on its C "Cargomaster" turboprop-powered heavy hauler - 50 of the type were produced from the period spanning to and these served into the early s.AMC Museum Fact Sheet, C Cargomaster.

[Place of publication not identified]: [publisher not identified], [?] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Department of the Air Force.

OCLC Number: Notes: Shipping List.The C in question, USAF S/Nwas the last flying Cargomaster in the world. It had been flying Alaska Pipeline cargo around in the great north for a company called (adventurously enough) Cargomaster Corporation sincefour years after the retirement of the type from USAF service.