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sugarglider

  1. 2. Sugar Glider : this is a plane with history.
  2. 3. <ul><li>The Sugar Glider was made in America by Douglas Aircraft Company. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Douglas invented </li></ul><ul><li>the DC-4 in 1935. </li></ul><ul><li>The first model was </li></ul><ul><li>called DC-4 Experimental. </li></ul><ul><li>The DC-4 E took off for </li></ul><ul><li>the first time on 7 th June </li></ul><ul><li>1938. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>When the Second World War started the DC-4 was used to carry American soldiers . </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>During the Second World War the DC-4 was called C-54 Skymaster, . </li></ul><ul><li>Douglas made 1,163 C-54. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>When the Second World War finished the Sugar Glider was bought by a private company. </li></ul><ul><li>It was used to carry coffee from South America. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Later it went to an Asian country. </li></ul><ul><li>It used to be a president’s private plane. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>His pilot’s name was Henderson. </li></ul><ul><li>There was a war and the goverment lost so Henderson flew the president to safety in Australia. </li></ul><ul><li>The President gave the plane to Henderson as a thank-you present. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Henderson started his own company carrying things all over Australia. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>When the Sugar Glider was getting too old it was sold to the Melbourne Air Museum. </li></ul>

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