Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar

Transport Aircraft

Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar USAF 51-2881 10870 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar is a twin-engined military transport aircraft produced by the US American manufacturer Fairchild Aircraft.
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.
Crew5
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 ft 3 in
Wing Area134,4 m1447 ft
Length26,37 m86 ft 6 in
Height8,00 m26 ft 3 in
First Flight11/1947
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1949-1955
Total Production1183
ICAO CodeC119
Data for (Version)Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar

[Photo-ID: 11015] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar, Hemet Valley Flying Service, N13743, c/n 10369, Karsten Palt, 2015Fairchild
C-119C Flying Boxcar
Hemet Valley Flying Service
Reg.: N13743
c/n: 10369
 
Water Bomber, ex USAF 49-0132
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11016] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar, Hemet Valley Flying Service, N13743, c/n 10369, Karsten Palt, 2015Fairchild
C-119C Flying Boxcar
Hemet Valley Flying Service
Reg.: N13743
c/n: 10369
 
Water Bomber, ex USAF 49-0132
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11017] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar, United States Air Force (USAF), 49-0157, c/n 10394, Karsten Palt, 2015Fairchild
C-119C Flying Boxcar
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 49-0157
c/n: 10394
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 13232] Karsten Palt 2016-10-10
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar, United States Air Force (USAF), 49-0199, c/n 10436, Karsten Palt, 2016Fairchild
C-119C Flying Boxcar
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 49-0199
c/n: 10436
 
ex N13744
Castle Air Museum [Atwater, CA]
[Photo-ID: 13233] Karsten Palt 2016-10-10
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar, United States Air Force (USAF), 49-0199, c/n 10436, Karsten Palt, 2016Fairchild
C-119C Flying Boxcar
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 49-0199
c/n: 10436
 
ex N13744
Castle Air Museum [Atwater, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6506] Karsten Palt 2013-04-01
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar, Belgian Air Force, CP-46, c/n 254, Karsten Palt, 2013Fairchild
C-119G Flying Boxcar
Belgian Air Force
Reg.: CP-46
c/n: 254
 
ex USAF 53-8151
Koninklijk Legermuseum [Brussel]
[Photo-ID: 6507] Karsten Palt 2013-04-01
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar, Belgian Air Force, CP-46, c/n 254, Karsten Palt, 2013Fairchild
C-119G Flying Boxcar
Belgian Air Force
Reg.: CP-46
c/n: 254
 
ex USAF 53-8151
Koninklijk Legermuseum [Brussel]
[Photo-ID: 5570] Karsten Palt 2012-04-29
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar, Republic of China Air Force (Taiwan), 3199, c/n 10739, Karsten Palt, 2012Fairchild
C-119G Flying Boxcar
Republic of China Air Force (Taiwan)
Reg.: 3199
c/n: 10739
 
displayed in USAF c/s
The War Memorial of Korea [Seoul]
[Photo-ID: 5571] Karsten Palt 2012-04-29
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar, Republic of China Air Force (Taiwan), 3199, c/n 10739, Karsten Palt, 2012Fairchild
C-119G Flying Boxcar
Republic of China Air Force (Taiwan)
Reg.: 3199
c/n: 10739
 
displayed in USAF c/s
The War Memorial of Korea [Seoul]
[Photo-ID: 11292] Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22122, c/n 10906, Karsten Palt, 2015Fairchild
C-119G Flying Boxcar
Royal Canadian Air Force
Reg.: 22122
c/n: 10906
 
ex N8091
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11293] Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22122, c/n 10906, Karsten Palt, 2015Fairchild
C-119G Flying Boxcar
Royal Canadian Air Force
Reg.: 22122
c/n: 10906
 
ex N8091
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11294] Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22122, c/n 10906, Karsten Palt, 2015Fairchild
C-119G Flying Boxcar
Royal Canadian Air Force
Reg.: 22122
c/n: 10906
 
ex N8091
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 10092] Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar, United States Air Force (USAF), 51-2881, c/n 10870, Karsten Palt, 2014Fairchild
C-119G Flying Boxcar
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 51-2881
c/n: 10870
 
ex RCAF 22118, ex N3559, displayed as USAF
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10091] Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar, United States Air Force (USAF), 51-2881, c/n 10870, Karsten Palt, 2014Fairchild
C-119G Flying Boxcar
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 51-2881
c/n: 10870
 
ex RCAF 22118, ex N3559, displayed as USAF
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 5362] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Fairchild C-119J Flying Boxcar, United States Air Force (USAF), 51-8037, c/n 10915, Karsten Palt, 2012Fairchild
C-119J Flying Boxcar
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 51-8037
c/n: 10915
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 5363] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Fairchild C-119J Flying Boxcar, United States Air Force (USAF), 51-8037, c/n 10915, Karsten Palt, 2012Fairchild
C-119J Flying Boxcar
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 51-8037
c/n: 10915
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]