Douglas DC-6B United Air Lines
Caption: Douglas DC-6B, United Air Lines, Mainliner Des Moines, 1953 This large custom sized 8" X 24" print (18.75" wide image) ships rolled in a sturdy tube. Order on line or by phone at 585-554-5373. Please note online images carry a TWAA watermark. Your final print will not include this security device.
The DC-6B was introduced in 1951. The engineers at Douglas stretched the DC-6 fuselage by six feet and added more powerful engines. With accommodations for 107 passengers the DC-6B turned out to be a serious competitor to the Lockheed 1049A Super Constellation on transcontinental routes.