Seen Overhead Tonight: 1942 Douglas DC-3, Reg. N87745

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1942 Douglas DC-3 owned by Douglas 87745 LLC of Cleburne, Texas, flying out of Fort Worth Meacham International Airport.

An awesome sound of WW II power in the night sky.

Update 1: FlightAware shows almost same exact flight path repeated on December 4, 8, 9, 10 and again on December 11 (today).

Update 2: Seen again at 9:10 PM – same flight path!

Update 3: Seen twice again tonight: 12/12/21  at 6:40 PM and 7:40 PM – same flight path!

Update 4: Seen twice again tonight: 12/14/21  at 6:45 PM and 7:38 PM – same flight path as before; same awesome sound.

Update 5: Seen again tonight: 12/16/21  at 7:34 PM and at 8:22 PM – same flight path.

Update 6: Seen again tonight: 12/17/21  at 6:47 PM, again at 7:40 PM and again at 8:50 PM – Awesome!

Update 7: Seen again tonight: 12/18/21  at 6:25 PM, again at 7:45 PM, again at 8:34 PM and again at 9:23 PM.

Update 8: Seen again tonight: 12/19/21  at 6:36 PM, flying at 1,375 ft. and for the second time tonight, at 7:26 PM.

Update 9: Seen again tonight: 12/20/21  at 6:17 PM, flying at 1,425 ft. and 129 kt.; again at 7:22 PM at 139 kt.; and again at 8:21 PM.

Update 10: Seen again tonight: 12/21/21  at 6:19 PM, flying at 1,675 ft. and 127 kt.; again at7:30 PM; and tonight at 8:27 PM. So much awesomeness!

Update 11: Seen again tonight: 12/22/21  at 6:16 PM, flying at 1,700 ft. and 125 kt.; again at 7:30 PM, 1,750 ft. and 124 kt.; and again at 8:27 PM, 1,725 ft. and 135 kt.

Update 12: Seen again tonight: 12/27/21  at 6:19 PM, flying at 1,625 ft. and 134 kt.; again at 7:28 PM, 2,250 ft. and 124 kt.; again tonight at 8:26 PM, 2,000 ft. and 115 kt.; and again at 9:26 PM, 1,950 ft. and 127 kt.

Update 13: Seen again tonight: 12/28/21  at 6:12 PM, flying at 2,025 ft. and 117 kt.; again at 7:28 PM, 2,125 ft. and 124 kt..; again at 8:25 PM, 2,100 ft. and 104 kt.; and again at 9:25 PM, 1,950 ft. and 125 kt.

Update 14: Seen again tonight: 12/29/21  at 6:29 PM, flying at 1,850 ft. and 115 kt.; second flyover at 7:25 PM – 1,875 ft. and 112 kt.; third flyover at 8:25 PM – 1,800 ft. and 114 kt.

Update 15: Seen again tonight: 12/30/21  at 6:18 PM, flying at 1,825 ft. and 123 kt.; second flyover tonight at 7:14 PM – 1,900 ft. and 129 kt.

Update 16: Seen again tonight: 2/12/22  at 7:34 PM, flying at 1,300 ft. and 110 kt.; and again tonight at 8:46 PM, flying at 1,275 ft at 118 kt.

Update 17: Seen again tonight: 2/14/22  at 8:19 PM, flying at 1,650 ft. and 111 kt.

Update 18: Seen again today: 7/23/22  at 7:10 AM, flying at 2,575 ft. and 126 kt.

Update 19: Heard (but not seen) again tonight: 9/16/22  at 8:00 PM, flying at 1,775 ft. and 143 kt.




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