Douglas C-124 Globemaster II

Heavy Military Transport Aircraft

Douglas C-124C Globemaster II United States Air Force (USAF) 52-1004 43913 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Douglas C-124 Globemaster II is a four-engine heavy military transport aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company .
The C-124 Globemaster II is a development of the Douglas C-74 Globemaster I.
Crew6
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 ft 1 in
Wing Area232,8 m2506 ft
Length39,75 m130 ft 5 in
Height14,72 m48 ft 4 in
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

[Photo-ID: 10084] Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Douglas C-124A Globemaster II, US Air Force (USAF), 49-0258, c/n 43187, Karsten Palt, 2014Douglas
C-124A Globemaster II
US Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 49-0258
c/n: 43187
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10083] Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Douglas C-124A Globemaster II, US Air Force (USAF), 49-0258, c/n 43187, Karsten Palt, 2014Douglas
C-124A Globemaster II
US Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 49-0258
c/n: 43187
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10082] Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Douglas C-124A Globemaster II, US Air Force (USAF), 49-0258, c/n 43187, Karsten Palt, 2014Douglas
C-124A Globemaster II
US Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 49-0258
c/n: 43187
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10990] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Douglas C-124C Globemaster II, United States Air Force (USAF), 52-1004, c/n 43913, Karsten Palt, 2015Douglas
C-124C Globemaster II
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 52-1004
c/n: 43913
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 10991] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Douglas C-124C Globemaster II, United States Air Force (USAF), 52-1004, c/n 43913, Karsten Palt, 2015Douglas
C-124C Globemaster II
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 52-1004
c/n: 43913
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 5372] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Douglas C-124C Globemaster II, US Air Force (USAF), 52-1066, c/n 43975, Karsten Palt, 2012Douglas
C-124C Globemaster II
US Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 52-1066
c/n: 43975
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]