C27J

ALENIA C-27J Spartan

Aircraft
Name
C-27J Spartan
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
High wing
Tail
Regular tail, low set
WTC
M
Type Code
L2T
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Multi
Position
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
ALENIA Spartan (C-27J)
ALENIA C-27J Spartan

C27J

Military transport aircraft developed and manufactured by Leonardo's Aircraft Division (formerly Alenia Aermacchi). First flight in 1999, in service since June 2008. The aircraft is equipped with the engines and various other systems also used on the larger Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules.

In addition to the standard transport configuration, specialized variants of the C-27J have been developed for maritime patrol, search and rescue, C3 ISR (command, control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance), fire support and electronic warfare and ground-attack missions.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
28.70 m
Length (metric)
22.70 m
Height (metric)
10.50 m
Powerplant

2 × Rolls-Royce AE2100-D2A (4,640 shp) turboprops with 6 blade propellers

Engine Model(s)
Rolls-Royce AE 2100
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
640 m
MTOW
31800 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
1960 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
315 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
300
Range
1200 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
690 m

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