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The History of Aviation


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1953 DC -7 Introduced

Douglas Aircraft introduced the DC-7 on May 18, 1953. The DC-7 was a derivative of the DC-6. It had a longer fueselage with new and stronger engines. There were three versions of the DC-7 built- A, B, C variants. The C version was the first that could fly non-stop across the Atlantic without difficulty.

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