Superb video and pictures of travel in the 1950s by DC-6B

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June 17, 2022
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Airlineratings.com brings you a superb video and pictures of air travel in the 1950s by Douglas DC-6B.

This aircraft was the most successful four-engine piston engine airliner, evidenced by the fact that many still haul cargo in remote parts of the world such as Alaska.

At its peak, in the 1950s, two out of three passengers travelled by DC-6B.

Red Bull has restored one to better than factory condition and it can be seen at airshows throughout Europe. See the superb Red Bull DC-6B video here.

Here are some historic photos of the DC-6B from AirlineRatings.com archives.

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Ansett-ANA DC-6B at Perth Western Australia. Credit Merv Prime
First DC-6B for ANA. Colorized by Benoit Vienne from the Boeing Historical Archives.
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