Historic C-47B cockpit

ex-RAAF 1954 queens royal tour aircraft
$50,000.00
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This is the nose cockpit section from a C-47B Dakota that was used by the queen on her 1954 Royal tour of Australia.


(above: Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh exiting the aircraft)

The aircraft was delivered in 1945 to 36th squadron of the RAAF as A65-123 and was used to transport Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh around the country in 1954.

During this time it was briefly flown by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.


(above: during the tour)(below: later RAAF service)


It continued in RAAF service until 1968 when it was transferred to the Royal Australian navy and designated N2-123 coded NW for its home base at HMAS Albatros.


(above: with the navy at Nowra NSW)

After the Navy retired it's Dakotas this aircraft was broken up with only the cockpit being saved. Since then this section has been completely restored to its original condition and has been preserved in storage for over thirty years.

The section is entirely restored and complete down to the pilots head sets.




The section is mounted on a wheeled stand and can be shipped world wide safely via sea freight.





Asking US $50,000.

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