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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.
|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.|
Accidents & Serious Incidents involving C160
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