Has a long nose.
At one stage had P&W R-1830-94 engines.
7 June 1944 delivered to USAF as 43-16009. It was deployed to Air Transport Command in Alaska in June 44. It had reportedly force landed in a snowstorm during 1944 and was salvaged when the snow melted in 1948. It ended up with Salvage Elmendorf, AK on 16 August 1948.
November 1953 it was registered as N4766C for Northern Consolidated Air Lines Inc (November 1953 to 1956)
Went to the Colorado Interstate Gas Company
To the Electric Autolite Company as N950
February 1968 it was registered N5000E for the Swiflite Aircraft Corporation
Leased to Western Geophysical until 1975
14 January 1976 to by Aero Service Corp. Houston, Texas
January 1989 went back to Starflite Corp. of Miami
14 September 1990 the registration N5000E was cancelled.
September 1990 registered ZS-LVR for Bazaruto Air Charter at Lanseria, South Africa.
Operated by National Airways
Given the name "Memphis Belle"
Owned by Nelair of Nelspruit.
Purchased by Skyclass Aviation in June 2008 and ferried from Nelspruit to Rand Airport.
Ferried to Tanzania in early 2010 and registered 5H-LVR
Contributed by John Austin-Williams
7 February 2010