de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou

STOL Transport Aircraft

De Havilland Canada C-7B Caribou (DHC-4A) USAF 63-9760 KA 224 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou is a twin-engined STOL transport aircraft produced by the Canadian manufacturer de Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd..
The US Army was the largest operator of the DHC-4 Caribou (designation AC-1, later CV-2 Caribou) with 173 aircraft, later transfered to the US Air Force (designation C-7 Caribou).
Crew3
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-2000-7M2 Twin Wasp
Engine Power (each)1081 kW1450 hp
Speed348 km/h188 kts
  216 mph
Service Ceiling7.559 m24.800 ft
Range2.130 km1.150 NM
1.323 mi.
Empty Weight8.283 kg18.261 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight12.927 kg28.499 lbs
Wing Span29,15 m95 ft 8 in
Wing Area84,7 m²912 ft²
Length22,12 m72 ft 7 in
Height9,68 m31 ft 9 in
First Flight07/1958
Production Statusout of production
Total Production307
ICAO CodeDHC4
IATA CodeDHC
Data for (Version)de Havilland Canada DHC-4A
VariantsDHC-4 Caribou, CC-108, AC-1, CV-2A, CV-2B, C-7A, C-7B, DHC-4A Caribou

[Photo-ID: 10662] © Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
De Havilland Canada C-7A Caribou, Spanish Air Force, T.9-25, c/n 53,© Karsten Palt, 2014De Havilland Canada
C-7A Caribou
Spanish Air Force
Reg.: T.9-25
c/n: 53
 
Museo del Aire [Madrid]
[Photo-ID: 10663] © Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
De Havilland Canada C-7A Caribou, Spanish Air Force, T.9-25, c/n 53,© Karsten Palt, 2014De Havilland Canada
C-7A Caribou
Spanish Air Force
Reg.: T.9-25
c/n: 53
 
Museo del Aire [Madrid]
[Photo-ID: 5366] © Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
de Havilland Canada C-7A Caribou, United States Air Force (USAF), 62-4193, c/n 138,© Karsten Palt, 2012de Havilland Canada
C-7A Caribou
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 62-4193
c/n: 138
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 5367] © Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
de Havilland Canada C-7A Caribou, United States Air Force (USAF), 62-4193, c/n 138,© Karsten Palt, 2012de Havilland Canada
C-7A Caribou
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 62-4193
c/n: 138
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 10079] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
De Havilland Canada C-7B Caribou (DHC-4A), United States Air Force (USAF), 63-9760, c/n 224,© Karsten Palt, 2014De Havilland Canada
C-7B Caribou (DHC-4A)
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 63-9760
c/n: 224
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10078] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
De Havilland Canada C-7B Caribou (DHC-4A), United States Air Force (USAF), 63-9760, c/n 224,© Karsten Palt, 2014De Havilland Canada
C-7B Caribou (DHC-4A)
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 63-9760
c/n: 224
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10077] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
De Havilland Canada C-7B Caribou (DHC-4A), United States Air Force (USAF), 63-9760, c/n 224,© Karsten Palt, 2014De Havilland Canada
C-7B Caribou (DHC-4A)
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 63-9760
c/n: 224
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 2996] © Hartmut Ehlers 2009-12-19
De Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou, Royal Malaysian Air Force, M21-04, c/n 270,© Hartmut Ehlers, 2009De Havilland Canada
DHC-4A Caribou
Royal Malaysian Air Force
Reg.: M21-04
c/n: 270
 
RMAF Museum (Muzium TUDM), Simpang Base [Sungai Besi, Kuala Lumpur (WMKF)]
[Photo-ID: 2997] © Hartmut Ehlers 2009-12-19
De Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou, Royal Malaysian Air Force, M21-04, c/n 270,© Hartmut Ehlers, 2009De Havilland Canada
DHC-4A Caribou
Royal Malaysian Air Force
Reg.: M21-04
c/n: 270
 
RMAF Museum (Muzium TUDM), Simpang Base [Sungai Besi, Kuala Lumpur (WMKF)]