Lockheed C-141 Starlifter

Military Transport Aircraft

Lockheed C-141B Starlifter United States Air Force (USAF) 67-0013 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Lockheed C-141 Starlifter is a four-engine military transport aircraft with a maximum payload of 41222 kg (90880 lbs) produced by the US-American manufacturer Lockheed Corporation.
Crew5-6
Propulsion4 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney TF33-P-7
Engine Power (each)93,4 kN21000 lbf
Speed909 km/h491 kts
  565 mph
Mmo (max. Mach)Mach 0.74
Service Ceiling12.497 m41.000 ft
Range4.723 km2.550 NM
2.934 mi.
Empty Weight67.186 kg148.120 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight155.582 kg343.000 lbs
Wing Span48,74 m159 ft 11 in
Wing Area299,9 m3228 ft
Length51,29 m168 ft 3 in
Height11,96 m39 ft 3 in
First Flight17.12.1963
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1963-1968
Total Production284
ICAO CodeC141
Data for (Version)Lockheed C-141B Starlifter
VariantsC-141A, C-141B, C-141C

[Photo-ID: 10103] Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Lockheed C-141B Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 64-0626, c/n 300-6039, Karsten Palt, 2014Lockheed
C-141B Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 64-0626
c/n: 300-6039
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10102] Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Lockheed C-141B Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 64-0626, c/n 300-6039, Karsten Palt, 2014Lockheed
C-141B Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 64-0626
c/n: 300-6039
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10101] Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Lockheed C-141B Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 64-0626, c/n 300-6039, Karsten Palt, 2014Lockheed
C-141B Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 64-0626
c/n: 300-6039
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10100] Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Lockheed C-141B Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 64-0626, c/n 300-6039, Karsten Palt, 2014Lockheed
C-141B Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 64-0626
c/n: 300-6039
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10099] Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Lockheed C-141B Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 64-0626, c/n 300-6039, Karsten Palt, 2014Lockheed
C-141B Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 64-0626
c/n: 300-6039
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10098] Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Lockheed C-141B Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 64-0626, c/n 300-6039, Karsten Palt, 2014Lockheed
C-141B Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 64-0626
c/n: 300-6039
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 11307] Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
Lockheed C-141B Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 65-0257, c/n 300-6108, Karsten Palt, 2015Lockheed
C-141B Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 65-0257
c/n: 300-6108
 
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11308] Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
Lockheed C-141B Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 65-0257, c/n 300-6108, Karsten Palt, 2015Lockheed
C-141B Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 65-0257
c/n: 300-6108
 
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11898] Karsten Palt 2000-10-12
Lockheed C-141B Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 66-0158, c/n 300-6184, Karsten Palt, 2000Lockheed
C-141B Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 66-0158
c/n: 300-6184
 
[Berlin-Tegel (EDDT / TXL)]
[Photo-ID: 11919] Karsten Palt 2001-05-12
Lockheed C-141B Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 66-0165, c/n 300-6191, Karsten Palt, 2001Lockheed
C-141B Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 66-0165
c/n: 300-6191
 
[Berlin-Tegel (EDDT / TXL)]
[Photo-ID: 11085] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Lockheed C-141B Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 67-0013, c/n 300-6264, Karsten Palt, 2015Lockheed
C-141B Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 67-0013
c/n: 300-6264
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11086] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Lockheed C-141B Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 67-0013, c/n 300-6264, Karsten Palt, 2015Lockheed
C-141B Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 67-0013
c/n: 300-6264
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 5375] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Lockheed C-141C Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 66-0177, c/n 300-6203, Karsten Palt, 2012Lockheed
C-141C Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 66-0177
c/n: 300-6203
 
Hanoi Taxi
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 10110] Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Lockheed NC-141A Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 61-2775, c/n 300-6001, Karsten Palt, 2014Lockheed
NC-141A Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 61-2775
c/n: 300-6001
 
The first Starlifter ever built and the last remaining A variant.
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10109] Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Lockheed NC-141A Starlifter, United States Air Force (USAF), 61-2775, c/n 300-6001, Karsten Palt, 2014Lockheed
NC-141A Starlifter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 61-2775
c/n: 300-6001
 
The first Starlifter ever built and the last remaining A variant.
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]