Curtiss C-46 Commando
|A wartime photograph of a US Army Air Forces (USAAF) C-46 Commando|
|Role||Military transport aircraft|
|National origin||United States|
|First flight||26 March 1940|
|Status||Active in limited civilian use|
|Primary users||United States Army Air Forces|
United States Air Force
United States Marine Corps
United States Navy
The Curtiss C-46 Commando is an American cargo aircraft. It was mainly used by US Army Air Force and US Navy for the World War II and after the Korean War. It was called R5C-1 by US Navy. After 1945 many were sold to airlines across the world. It's often confused with the Douglas C-47 Skytrain.
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- Andrade 1979, p. 65.