DC-3: The unbelievable airliner that just won't quit

By Thom Patterson, CNNUpdated 4th June 2014
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The DC-3 cockpit "is very comfortable," says pilot Joe McBryan. "You're in your own nest."
The DC-3 cockpit "is very comfortable," says pilot Joe McBryan. "You're in your own nest."
COURTESY BUFFALO AIRWAYS
Missionary Flights International's Ric Hallquist has been flying DC-3s for 30 years.
Missionary Flights International's Ric Hallquist has been flying DC-3s for 30 years.
COURTESY RIC HALLQUIST
 "I kind of feel like I'm going back in time to the 1940s or '50s, flying these airplanes around," says Catalina Air Boats pilot Robby Bolling.
"I kind of feel like I'm going back in time to the 1940s or '50s, flying these airplanes around," says Catalina Air Boats pilot Robby Bolling.
COURTESY ROGER L. MEADOWS