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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 Model of a Western Airlines Douglas DC-6B, N91302, Ship 902. Painted in the "Indian Head" livery with registration number N91302. The Douglas DC-6 is a piston-powered airliner and transport aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company from 1946 to 1958. Model is metal and set on a cast-iron swivel stand with a Douglas logo and a 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. 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
Credit line Western Airlines