Cockpit of a C-46 Commando aircraft, 1942

Caption   Cockpit of a C-46 Commando aircraft, 1942 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Air Force
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 7 Sep 2006

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1. Ken Farr says:
10 Jan 2013 02:06:50 PM

I am not sure this is a Curtis C-46. Looks like a standard stepped windshield, unlike the C-46.
2. Johnny Wendigo says:
31 Dec 2015 05:37:17 PM

There was one early passenger transport category version with a regular stepped windshield...Interesting picture, yes it's a C-46. WAY BETTER!
I flew the later T-Cat in the of the smoothest & quietest ride ever...we could fly all day on a tankful and visit a dozen esquimo village and DEW line stations...However, making elderly ladies climb the twelve foot vertical ladder was kind of gross.
The nightmare started when Trudeau made us fly that piece of *** Twin Otter three hours range vs ten and 20,000# payload vs 800 pounds for the De Hav...

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