DOUGLAS C-74 GLOBEMASTER I

C-74 SERVICE

Manufacturer: The Douglas Aircraft Co. Inc., Santa Monica, California, USA
Model: Model 415A
Designations: C-74; C-124
Name: Globemaster I
First official flight: (C-74) 05/09/1945
Factory production period: 1944 - 1946
Primary service period: 1945 - 1956
Last official flight: (C-74) 31/03/1956

C-74 VARIANT AND PRODUCTION

C-74
4-engined, double-deck transport, two bubble
cockpits later fitted with single canopy. Some
later sold to civil operators.
Produced 1944 - 1946

Douglas Long Beach, California (DL)

42-65402 / 42-65415 13913 / 13926 

Grand Total: 14

36 additional airframes cancelled.

C-74 CONVERSION

USAF

YC-124

1

C-74(42-65406), 1949, conversion as the C-124 prototype. New s/n: 48-795.

DOUGLAS C-124 GLOBEMASTER II

C-124 SERVICE

Manufacturer: The Douglas Aircraft Co. Inc., Santa Monica, California, USA
Models: Model 1129A, 1182E, 1317
Designation: C-124
Name: Globemaster II
First official flight: (YC-124) 27/11/1949
(C-124A) 1950
Factory production period:  1949 - 1955
Primary service period: 1950 - 1970
Last official flight: (C-124C) 1974

C-124 VARIANTS

1950 Model 1129A C-124A 203  
1954 Model 1182E YC-124B 1  
1952 Model 1317 C-124C

243

Grand Total: 447

C-124 PRODUCTION

YC-124 Model 415A, 1949, C-74 (42-65406), prototype with redesigned
fuselage and other changes. New s/n: 48-795 / new c/n: 43160.

C-124A
As YC-124, clamshell nose doors, many
later upgraded to C-124C standards.
Produced

Douglas Long Beach, California (DL)

49-232 / 49-259 43161 / 43188  
50-083 / 50-118 43221 / 43256  
50-1255 / 50-1268 43277 / 43290  
51-073 / 51-182 43407 / 43516  
51-5173 / 51-5187 43583 / 43597

Total: 203

YC-124B
As C-124A, prototype for turboprop tests,
larger tail surface. Originally ordered as
a tanker designated YKC-124B.
Produced 1954

Douglas Long Beach, California (DL)

51-072 43406

Total: 001

C-124C
As C-124A, engine upgrade, nose radar,
various improvements.
Produced

Douglas Long Beach, California (DL)

51-5188 / 51-5213 43598 / 43623  
51-7272 / 51-7285 43724 / 43737  
52-939 / 52-1089 43848 / 43998  
53-001 unknown  
53-002 / 53-052 44177 / 44227

Total: 243

53 additional airframes cancelled.

 

Grand Total: 447

C-124 CONVERSIONS

USAF

YC-124A 1 YC-124 prototype, engine upgrade. Later to C-124A standard.
JC-124C 1 C-124C, conversion as testbed for turboprop engines.

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