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Douglas C-124 Globemaster II

Douglas C-124C Globemaster II © Ralph M. Pettersen
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C-124 Globemaster II

Heavy Military Transport Aircraft

The Douglas C-124 Globemaster II is a four-engine heavy military transport aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company .
Propulsion4 Radial Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-4360-63A Wasp Major
Engine Power (each)2834 kW3800 hp
Speed435 km/h235 kts
  270 mph
Service Ceiling5.608 m18.400 ft
Range6.482 km3.500 NM
4.028 mi.
Empty Weight45.888 kg101.166 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight88.224 kg194.500 lbs
Wing Span53,07 m174,1 ft
Wing Area232,8 m2506 ft
Length39,75 m130,4 ft
Height14,72 m48,3 ft
First Flight27.11.1949
Production Statusout of production
Total Production447
Developed fromDouglas C-74 Globemaster I
Data for (Version)Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
VariantsC-124A, C-124C
The C-124 Globemaster II is a development of the Douglas C-74 Globemaster I.

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