Douglas C-74 Globemaster I

Heavy Military Transport Aircraft

Douglas C-74 Globemaster I ©
The Douglas C-74 Globemaster I is a four-engine heavy military transport aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company in service with the United States Air Force (USAF).
None of the 14 produced C-74 have been preserved.
Crew4/5
Propulsion4 Radial Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-4360-27 Wasp Major
Engine Power (each)2237 kW3000 hp
max. Cruise Speed419 km/h226 kts
  260 mph
max. Speed (vne)502 km/h271 kts
  312 mph
Service Ceiling9.144 m30.000 ft
Range12.549 km6.776 NM
7.798 mi.
Empty Weight39.087 kg86.172 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight78.018 kg172.000 lbs
Wing Span52,81 m173 ft 3 in
Wing Area91,7 m987 ft
Length37,85 m124 ft 2 in
Height13,34 m43 ft 9 in
First Flight05.09.1945
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1945-1946
Total Production14
Developed fromDouglas DC-4
Data for (Version)Douglas C-74 Globemaster I