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1939 Douglas DC-3 Airplane

1939

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford

The DC3 is an aviation landmark, significant technologically and successful commercially. But it is also a design landmark, whose appearance inspired designers in fields as diverse as architecture and automobiles. Walter Dorwin Teague -- comparing its contours to the elemental forms of fish, birds, and falling drops of water -- concluded that there was no more exciting form in modern design.

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  • Title: 1939 Douglas DC-3 Airplane
  • Date Created: 1939
  • Subject Keywords: Eastern Air Lines, inc., North Central Airlines, Airlines, Passengers, World records, Aviation, Airplanes, Monoplanes
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: http://collections.thehenryford.org/Collection.aspx?objectKey=148302
  • Object Name: Airplane
  • Object ID: 74.140.1
  • Image ID: THF2638
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of North Central Airlines.
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