XA-DOT      Douglas C-39                        (c/n 2075)


                                     XA-DOT was one of approximately 35 hybrid aircraft built by Douglas in 1939 for the Army Air
                                     Corps.  This one was formerly 38-518.  It was basically a DC-2 with a DC-3 fin.  Pan American's
                                     timetables referred to them as  DC-2 1/2s .  This aircraft appears to have gone straight to CMA from
                                     the military in 1941 without being registered in the US first.  It was withdrawn from use in 1944.