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C141
Name C-141 Starlifter
Manufacturer LOCKHEED
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Heavy
APC C
Type code L4J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

LOCKHEED Starlifter
LOCKHEED L-300 Starlifter
LOCKHEED C-141 Starlifter


LOCKHEED C-141 Starlifter

LOCKHEED C-141 Starlifter

Description

Strategic transport aircraft. In service since 1965. USAs first purpose designed jet powered strategic freighter. Equipped for in-flight refuelling. Stretched version: C-141B. NC-141 with shorter fuselage for various test duties.

Technical Data

Wing span 48.7 m159.777 ft
Length 51.3 m168.307 ft
Height 12 m39.37 ft
Powerplant 4 x 93.4 kN GE JT3D (USAF: TF33-P-7) turbofans.
Engine model Pratt & Whitney JT3D


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving C141

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