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C160
Name C-160
Manufacturer TRANSALL
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
APC C
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

TRANSALL C-160


TRANSALL C-160

TRANSALL C-160

Image source: IANS

Description

Tactical transport aircraft. In service since 1967. Backbone of the transport fleets of German and French Air Forces. Production initially ceased in 1972. 2nd series 1981. The modernized version C-160 NG is (partly) equipped for refuelling, both giving and receiving, C-160G Gabriel SIGINT platform and C-160H Astarte for submarine communications.

General

Aircraft name C-160
ICAO code/WTC C160 / M
Manufacturer TRANSALL
Type code/APC L2T / C

Technical Data

Wing span 40 m131.234 ft
Length 32.4 m106.299 ft
Height 11.7 m38.386 ft
Powerplant 2 x 6.100 SHP R-R Tyne RTy 20 Mk 22 turboprops with 4 blade propellers.
Engine model


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving C160

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