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Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar

Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar © Erik Sleutelberg
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C-119 Flying Boxcar

Transport Aircraft

The Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar is a twin-engined military transport aircraft produced by the US American manufacturer Fairchild Aircraft.
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelWright R-3350-85 Duplex Cyclone
Engine Power (each)2610 kW3500 hp
Speed450 km/h243 kts
  280 mph
Service Ceiling7.285 m23.900 ft
Range3.667 km1.980 NM
2.279 mi.
Empty Weight18.136 kg39.983 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight33.747 kg74.400 lbs
Wing Span33,30 m109,3 ft
Wing Area134,4 m1447 ft
Length26,37 m86,5 ft
Height8,00 m26,2 ft
First Flight11/1947
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1949-1955
Total Production1183
ICAO CodeC119
Data for (Version)Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
The C-119 is a development of the Fairchild C-82 Packet. A Conversion with an additonal Jet Engine (JET PAK) Westinghouse J34-WE-36 was avialable for all versions for improvement of short-start capability.

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