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Title Delta DC-3, NC28341, Ship 41, Model Airplane
Date 2002
Collection Delta Air Lines Promotional Objects
Object Name Model
Catalog Number 2011.59.3
Description Delta DC-3, NC28341, Ship 41, model airplane painted in Delta's bare metal livery from the 1940s. The "Delta" and the "NC28341" are decaled to the bottom of the wings. Model is plastic with propellers and back landing gear attached. Model has a metal and wooden base. Metal plate on the base reads: "A Token of Thanks to our Special Guests at MRO 2002 in Phoenix, Arizona." Scale - 1:75
Artist/Maker Pacific Miniatures (Pac Min)
Height (in) 7.5
Length (in) 10.75
Width (in) 15.75
Dimension Details Dimensions taken with stand

Width = Wingspan

Length = Nose to Tail
Provenance Model of Ship 41, the only Delta passenger Douglas DC-3 in existence. Ship 41 was carefully restored by team of volunteers and Delta employees from 1995 to October 1999, to combine 1940 vintage style with modern avionics.

Models like this one were presented to special guests of Delta TechOps at Aviation Week's MRO 2002 Conference & Exhibition in Phoenix, Arizona. The MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) event was held in conjunction with the Air Transport Association's Engineering, Maintenance and Materiel Forum.

This model was presented to World Airways Chairman, President, and CEO Hollis L. Harris, who was a former Delta president and COO.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Douglas DC-3
Logo, Delta Winged Triangle
Phoenix, Ar.
Arizona
Delta TechOps
Subjects Model airplanes
Airplanes
Aircraft
Aircraft maintenance
Conferences
Exhibitions
Credit line Gift of Hollis L. Harris, Retired Delta President