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Delta’s 1940 Douglas DC-3 Airplane Tour

  • 11 Oct 2011
  • 12:00 PM
  • Atlanta, GA

Where: Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum
            Historic Hanger One at Delta Air Lines   
            World Headquarters
            Atlanta, GA 30354

Description: Guided tour of the aircraft lasting about 30 minutes. Don your white gloves and shoe booties (provided) and step inside Delta’s 21-passenger DC-3 “Ship 41” and learn what it was like to fly in the 1940s. Beautifully restored by Delta employees and volunteers, Ship 41 is the only airplane to ever win a restoration award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Note: Tours open to the public by appointment only. To make arrangements to take the tour, call the Delta Museum Store at 404-773-1219 or email:

Cost: Admission is free; donations are encouraged

For more information: Visit the museum web site:
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