The DC-3 aircraft, a regular over Greenville skies 60 years ago, landed at Greenville Downtown Airport around 10:30 a.m. today.
The Flagship Detroit, NC-17334, is the oldest flying DC-3 in the world. It was manufactured in early 1937 and American Airlines accepted delivery of the Detroit on March 2, 1937.
Rides are available when an individual joins the Flagship Detroit Foundation.
The Military History Center of the Carolinas is offering an open house while the DC-3 Detroit Flagship is on display.
Since the Army Air Corps did not have a dedicated airplane for the President during this time, the Detroit had the distinction of carrying Eleanor Roosevelt on several occasions.