C-47 Aircraft Inspection: 1942

C-47 Aircraft Inspection: 1942

Women inspectors at the Long Beach, California plant of Douglas Aircraft Company checking center wings for C-47 transport planes. The Douglas C-47 Skytrain is a military transport, developed from the Douglas DC-3 airliner, that was used extensively during World War Two. WW2 aircraft factory photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. Historical photograph provided by LOC. Original Medium: color transparency.