The DC3 and its military version, the C-47, one of the world’s most useful and durable airplanes, was born and built at Douglas Aircraft in Santa Monica, and in its heyday in the late 1930s and 1940s, the skies here were full of them.On December 17, ground was broken for the new DC3 Monument Park at Santa Monica Airport. Its centerpiece will be a restored DC3, newly rechristened “Spirit of Santa Monica.” To mark the occasion, a number of DC3s gathered one more time in Santa Monica.
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Santa Monica Pier to Feature High-Flying Waving American Flag on Ferris Wheel During Memorial Day Weekend
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier’s Ferris wheel will feature a high-flying 130-feet tall, animated waving American flag throughout...Read more