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Re: Douglas Designations
« Reply #150 on: December 23, 2016, 11:00:28 pm »
it was just my suggesting,and when you search in Douglas list,you will find many mysteries,such as Model-953 for AMST ?.

I believe that you are referring to the Boeing 953 military transport family; the Model 953-280 was the starting point for the YC-14 AMST.

In the Douglas series, "953" is in the midst of reserved numbers for "Advanced Commercial Transport Studies".

You have previously reported McDonnell Douglas studies leading to the YC-15 AMST as being in the D-915 family http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,512.msg162759.html#msg162759

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Re: Douglas Designations
« Reply #151 on: May 14, 2017, 09:43:38 am »
Douglas Model 2235 -> manned aerodynamic reusable spaceship (MARS) circa 1961

Source: Space Shuttle - Developing an Icon by Dennis Jenkins, Vol. 1, page 129

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Re: Douglas Designations
« Reply #153 on: December 27, 2017, 09:45:06 am »
The most suitable topic so far to post the following blog post.
Quote from: Ron Downey
Douglas DC-5 Three View Drawings
A nice set of three view drawings for the Douglas DC-5 aircraft. From Execuform. Credit: Greg Kuklinski
Pictures: https://postimg.cc/gallery/2ztcxdzjo/
Source: http://aviationarchives.blogspot.com/2017/12/douglas-dc-5-three-view-drawings.html
« Last Edit: April 13, 2018, 12:30:59 pm by fightingirish »
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Re: Douglas Designations
« Reply #154 on: January 20, 2018, 08:40:15 pm »
SOME INSIGHT INTO DOUGLAS'S EARLIEST MODEL NUMBERS

The earliest Douglas Model number properly identified is "109" (as in DC-1-109). What about the first 108? Did they exist? Were they used at all?

A finding aid recently published on the web has enabled me to lift at least a corner of the veil.
It is entitled The Donald Douglas Collection of Corporate Documents, Engineering Drawings and Library Materials 20-01-07 and was prepared by K. Williams.
Published by the Museum of Flight Archives in Seattle, it is unfortunately full of typos but after some adequate processing and cross-referencing it I have been able to extract some useful data from it.

The second and most interesting part of the 141-page document is entitled "Douglas and Davis-Douglas Company Engineering and Model Drawings" and lists all the company drawings that are part of the museum's collection.

Those two documents are now "dead". Mind uploading them?


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Re: Douglas Designations
« Reply #155 on: April 13, 2018, 10:49:48 am »
Source: Airbus : la veritable histoire by Pierre Sparaco (p35)


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Re: Douglas Designations
« Reply #156 on: April 14, 2018, 08:18:09 am »
Source: Airbus : la veritable histoire by Pierre Sparaco (p35)

Wow,great find my dear Boxkite.

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Re: Douglas Designations
« Reply #157 on: April 15, 2018, 08:57:35 pm »
  Hi All!

 Douglas Model 689---DC-9 ?
 
 There may be an error.
 Maybe Model 889 or 869, who knows ?

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Re: Douglas Designations
« Reply #158 on: April 17, 2018, 08:00:07 am »
  Hi All!

 Douglas Model 689---DC-9 ?
 
 There may be an error.
 Maybe Model 889 or 869, who knows ?

I think my dear Nugo is right.