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Title Western Airlines DC-6B, N91302, Model Airplane
Date 1957-1958
Collection Western Airlines Promotional Objects
Object Name Model
Catalog Number 1987.13.18
Description Western Airlines Douglas DC-6B, N91302, Ship 902 model airplane in Western's "Indian Head" livery. Metal model sits on a cast-iron swivel stand with Douglas logo and plate that reads "DC-6B." Scale - 1:50
Artist/Maker Douglas Factory Models
Height (in) 14
Length (in) 25.5
Width (in) 28.25
Dimension Details Dimensions taken with stand

Width = Wingspan

Length = Nose to Tail
Provenance Model of Douglas DC-6B, N91302, Ship 902, which was the first DC-6B delivered to Western Airlines on November 24, 1952. The Douglas DC-6 is a piston-powered airliner and transport aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company from 1946 to 1958.

Ship 902 was sold to Northwest Airlines on September 30, 1958.
Search Terms Western Airlines
Douglas DC-6B
Douglas DC-6
Indian Head
Subjects Model airplanes
Aircraft
Airplanes
Credit line Western Airlines