DC-5 prototype in flight with one engine feathered, 1939. This plane later flew with the US Navy as an R3D-3.DC-5 prototype in flight, 1939. This plane later flew with the US Navy as an R3D-3.US Navy R3D transport in Oakland, California but assigned to Anacostia Naval Air Station in Washington DC, 1941JRS-1, J2F, OS2U, and R3D aircraft at Ford Island, US Territory of Hawaii, Jan or Feb 1942
DC-5 prototype in flight with one engine feathered, 1939. This plane later flew with the US Navy as an R3D-3.DC-5 prototype in flight, 1939. This plane later flew with the US Navy as an R3D-3.US Navy R3D transport in Oakland, California but assigned to Anacostia Naval Air Station in Washington DC, 1941JRS-1, J2F, OS2U, and R3D aircraft at Ford Island, US Territory of Hawaii, Jan or Feb 1942
View of Naval Air Station Ford Island, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, Jan or Feb 1942; note J2F Duck, JRS, OS2U, and R3D (tail only) aircraft, USS Curtiss, and Northampton-class cruisersUS Marine paratroopers training on handling parachutes in heavy winds, Navy Auxiliary Air Station at Camp Kearny, California (now Miramar), 1942. Note rare R3D aircraft, only 12 such planes were made.DC-5 (not yet C-110) flying from Australia to Port Moresby, New Guinea, Aug 1942. This plane would be destroyed on the ground by Japanese strafing at 5-Mile Strip, Port Moresby, New Guinea on Aug 17, 1942.DC-5 transport  originally with Dutch airlines KLM but captured by the Japanese is shown in Japan for testing, Tachikawa Air Field, circa 1943
View of Naval Air Station Ford Island, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, Jan or Feb 1942; note J2F Duck, JRS, OS2U, and R3D (tail only) aircraft, USS Curtiss, and Northampton-class cruisersUS Marine paratroopers training on handling parachutes in heavy winds, Navy Auxiliary Air Station at Camp Kearny, California (now Miramar), 1942. Note rare R3D aircraft, only 12 such planes were made.DC-5 (not yet C-110) flying from Australia to Port Moresby, New Guinea, Aug 1942. This plane would be destroyed on the ground by Japanese strafing at 5-Mile Strip, Port Moresby, New Guinea on Aug 17, 1942.DC-5 transport originally with Dutch airlines KLM but captured by the Japanese is shown in Japan for testing, Tachikawa Air Field, circa 1943
US Marine Corps R4D Skytrains and a rare Douglas R3D at Navy Auxiliary Air Station at Camp Kearny, California (now Miramar), 1943. Note the R3D doorway modified for Marine paratroopers, only 4 such planes existed
US Marine Corps R4D Skytrains and a rare Douglas R3D at Navy Auxiliary Air Station at Camp Kearny, California (now Miramar), 1943. Note the R3D doorway modified for Marine paratroopers, only 4 such planes existed
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