Tag Archives: C-46

Three pics: maintenance and cargo loading

3 CNAC photos taken during the late 1940s Continue reading

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Evacuating wounded soldiers

Late 1940s, loading wounded Chinese soldiers aboard a CNAC C-46 during the Chinese Civil War Continue reading

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“I have no doubt I could start it up and fly her out of here.”

CNAC veterans Fletcher “Christy” Hanks and Gifford Bull scrambled up the ladder into the plane and made a bee-line for the cockpit. I clambered up after them and stood behind the pilots’ seats. Neither of them had been in the … Continue reading

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