7 june 2008 and the ceremony marking the return of "The S.N.A.F.U
Special" in Normandy, the volunteers of the association have undertaken the restoration of the interior of the plane with the aim to re-equip the 43-15073 in her configuration of the night of 6 june 1944 when she dropped paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division over Normandy.-
This operation obviously requires money and all donations would be welcome to complete the project
Whether you are an individual or a company you can also help us and join the Legend of 43-15073 "The SNAFU Special".
Cheques or Bank transfer
Cheques or bank transfer payable to : Merville Dakota
Cheques sent to:
Place du 9ème Bataillon
If you want to make a bank transfer, thanks to contact the association with our form.
Help us to continue the restoration
of The SNAFU Special.
You are a collector having instruments, radio or navigational equipement aboard C-47s during World War II and wanted to give them to the association to be installed aboard "The SNAFU Special"?
Contact the association with our form, postal address or telephone.
We are looking especially the following parts: - Radio and Navigation
- Low Pressure Oxygen System
|** Short range radio - SCR-274-N|
Missing parts - Transmitters
- Mounting unit FT-227
|Missing Parts - Receivers
- Mounting unit FT-221
- Dynamotor DM-32 (x3)
- BC-456 Modulator unit
- Mounting FT-225
** Long range radio - SCR-287
- Mounting shock FT-115
- Mounting unit FT-142 (BC306A)
- Miscellanous parts
- Regulator - Diluter Demand Oxygen
part AN6004-1 (x1)
- Tube - Oxygen Mask to Regulator
part AN6003-1 (x2)
|Safety belt type MD-2 (x22)
|Hook Assy, Safety Belt
part 2114852 (x24)
|Kit, First Aid Aeronautic