TWA Douglas DC-1 1930s Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_DC-1#mediaviewer/File:Douglas_DC-1.jpg
The Douglas DC-1 was the first aircraft produced by the Douglas company, this was the basis for the Douglas DC-2 and DC-3.
After over half a year of testing it performed over 200 test flights. It broke a record of the journey time across America in the time of 13 hours 5 minutes.
On September 5th 1993 with some modifications TWA accepted the aircraft, they placed an order for 20 aircraft what would be the DC-2.
The aircraft was sold to to Lord Forbes in England in May 1938 then after a few months it was sold to someone in France. It was sold to Lineas Aereas Postales Espanolas in spain in November 1938. It was later used as a Spanish Republican Air Force transporter. In 1939 it was operated by Iberia Airlines when it was force landed in Malaga 1940 where it was damaged beyond repair.
Purpose: Prototype and test bed
First Flight: July 1 1933
Introduction: December 1993
Number Built: 1
Developed Into: DC-2