Douglas C-74 Globemaster

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C-74 Globemaster
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C-74 Globemaster at Long Beach, California.
Role Strategic airlifter
Manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company
First flight 5 September 1945
Retired 1969 (last operational flight)
Status Retired – 1959 (military), 1969 (civilian)
Primary users United States Army Air Forces
United States Air Force
Produced 1945–1947
Number built 14 (one converted to C-124 prototype)
Developed into Douglas C-124 Globemaster II

The Douglas C-74 Globemaster is a military transport aircraft. It was built in the United States. The maiden flight was in 1945. It was used by the United States Air Force between 1946 and 1956. It was a four-engine aircraft built in all-metal. Only fourteen were built. It was used for Korean War.