Douglas C-47 Skytrain

ICAO aircraft code C47
Manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Co.
Country United States

The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF, RAAF, RCAF, RNZAF, and SAAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner.

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Douglas C-47 Skytrain Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
C47
Manufacturer
Douglas Aircraft Co.
Manufactured
1940 - 1945
Country
United States

Aircraft performance

Engine:
2x Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C Twin Wasp
Piston
Power:
1,200 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
200 Kts
370 Km/h
Travel range:
1,800 Nm
3,334 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
24,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
1130 feet / minute
5.74meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
14,061 Kg
30,999 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
12,227 Kg
26,956 lbs
Max Payload:
2,721 Kg
5,999 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
882 gallon
3,339 liter

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About the Douglas C-47 Skytrain

The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF, RAAF, RCAF, RNZAF, and SAAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner. It was used extensively by the Allies during World War II and remained in front-line service with various military operators for many years.

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