Convair C-131D Samaritan
Twin-engine low-wing tricycle-gear military transport, U.S.A.

Archive Photos [1]

[1955 Convair C-131D "Samaritan" (AF 55-0301, c/n 329) at the USAF Museum, WPAFB, Dayton, OH (Photo by John Shupek)]

[1954 Convair C-131D "Samaritan" (AF 54-2808) at the March Field Aviation Museum, Riverside, CA (Photos by John Shupek)]

[1955 Convair C-131D "Samaritan" (AF 55-0300) at the Hill Aerospace Museum, Hill AFB, Salt Lake City, UT (Photos by John Shupek)]

Overview [2]

We are currently in the process of reformatting all of our aircraft pages on our website. Therefore, at this point we have chosen not to immediately include the history, usage, specifications and performance data of this aircraft. As soon as we have completed the task of reformatting the photo pages, we will revisit this page and include the above information. In the meantime, use the below Wikipedia link in the References section to get the history. When this page is revisited, we'll include specifications and performance data for this aircraft from Jane's All the World's Aircraft and/or other recognized references.


  1. Shupek, John. The Skytamer Photo Archive, photos by John Shupek, copyright © 1998, 2001, 2002 Skytamer Images (
  2. Wikipedia. Convair C-131 Samaritan

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