Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar

ICAO aircraft code C119
Manufacturer Fairchild
Country United States

The Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar (Navy and Marine Corps designation R4Q) was an American military transport aircraft developed from the World War II-era Fairchild C-82 Packet, designed to carry cargo, personnel, litter patients, and mechanized equipment, and to drop cargo and troops by parachute.

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Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
C119
Manufacturer
Fairchild
Manufactured
1949 - 1955
Country
United States

Aircraft performance

Engine:
2x Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20W
Piston
Power:
3,500 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
244 Kts
452 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
89 Kts
Travel range:
1,540 Nm
2,852 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
24,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
1010 feet / minute
5.13meter / second
Take Off Distance:
700 meter - 2,296.56 feet
Landing Distance:
580 meter - 1,902.86 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
33,566 Kg
74,000 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
29,030 Kg
64,000 lbs
Max Payload:
12,500 Kg
27,558 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
2,800 gallon
10,599 liter

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About the Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar

The Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar (Navy and Marine Corps designation R4Q) was an American military transport aircraft developed from the World War II-era Fairchild C-82 Packet, designed to carry cargo, personnel, litter patients, and mechanized equipment, and to drop cargo and troops by parachute. The first C-119 made its initial flight in November 1947, and by the time production ceased in 1955, more than 1,100 C-119s had been built. Its cargo-hauling ability and unusual twin-boom design earned it the nickname “Flying Boxcar”.

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