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Douglas DC-6 specs
Last updated: 8 August 2013
Manufacturer:Douglas
Country: United States of America
ICAO Type designator:DC6
First flight:15 February 1946
Entry into service: March 1947
Production ended: 1958
Production total:704
Series: C-118A: Designation of DC-6As for the United States Air Force, 101 built.
C-118B: R6D-1s redesignated.
DC-6: Initial production variant
DC-6A: Freighter variant; fuselage slightly lengthened from DC-6.
DC-6A/B: Unofficial designation as freighter conversion
DC-6A/C: Unofficial designation as freighter conversion
DC-6B: All-passenger variant of DC-6A, without cargo door.
DC-6BF: Unofficial designation as freighter conversion
DC-6F: Unofficial designation as freighter conversion
R6D-1 (DC-6): United States Navy designation for the DC-6A, 65 built.
YC-112A-DO (DC-6): Redesignation of XC-112A prototype
Propulsion:4 piston engines
Maximum certificated number of passengers:102
Maximum certificated take-off mass:48535 kg
ICAO Mass group:4