Additional information







Photo Date


    Instead of the Super Connie The Flying Bulls sent their lovely DC-6B from Salzburg to Munich Airport’s 25th Birthday!

    A classic arrival: The flying crown jewel of the Flying Bulls, the Douglas DC-6B which chauffeured heads of state and their illustrious guests for years. OE-LDM (ex N996DM) which you see here with a Turkish A321, KLM E190 and UtAir B737 waiting in behind, screaming into MUC with her 4x Pratt & Whitney R 2800 CB-3 engines each with a horsepower of 2.400 PS and a reach of 8.600 km!

    The machine became known worldwide, above all, because of its exciting history.  In 1958, when it was manufactured by Douglas in Santa Monica, it was delivered to the Yugoslav state airline JAT.  Head of State Marshal Josip Broz Tito had them converted into a luxury aircraft for himself and his prominent guests.  In 1975 Tito sold the machine to Zambia’s head of state Kenneth Kaunda, who also used it as a VIP plane before it was replaced by faster Jet aircraft and The Flying Bulls could save it into their hangar