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Convair CV-240 – A Great DC-3 Replacement [almost]

Convair CV-240 – A Great DC-3 Replacement [almost]

The Convair CV-240 “Convairliner” family of aircraft should (?) have replaced the DC-3. They didn’t, really. But some are still flying today! There are some designs, in aviation and elsewhere, that fall under the “what might have been” category. What you are looking...
Basler BT-67 – An Unlikely 21st Century Workhorse?

Basler BT-67 – An Unlikely 21st Century Workhorse?

The Basler BT-67 turboprop conversion of the DC-3 continues to operate in many demanding environments today. But why is there a need for it? What does this aircraft do, that more modern airliners can’t? The DC-3/C-47 ‘Skytrain’ or ‘Dakota’ (depending where you are)...