Aeritalia / Fiat G.222 / C-27A Spartan

STOL Transport Aircraft

Aeritalia G222 TCM Italian Air Force, MM62153, RS-46, C/N 4095 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Aeritalia G.222 is a twin-engined STOL military transport aircraft produced by the Italian manufacturer Aeritalia, later Alenia. The United States Air Force (USAF) operated ten G222 between 1990 and 1999 under the designation C-27A Spartan.
The Alenia C-27J is a further development by Alenia using the same avionics and engines as the Lockheed-Martin C-130J Hercules.
Crew3
Passengers40, max. 53
Propulsion2 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelGeneral Electric T64-P-4 D
Engine Power (each)2535 kW3400 shp
Speed539 km/h291 kts
  335 mph
Service Ceiling7.620 m25.000 ft
Range4.630 km2.500 NM
2.877 mi.
Empty Weight14.590 kg32.165 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight26.500 kg58.423 lbs
max. Landing Weight26.500 kg58.423 lbs
Wing Span28,70 m94 ft 2 in
Wing Area82,0 m883 ft
Length22,70 m74 ft 6 in
Height9,80 m32 ft 2 in
First Flight18.07.1970
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1970-1993
Total Production111
ICAO CodeG222
Data for (Version)Aeritalia G.222
VariantsG.222RM, G.222SAA, G.222T, C-27A Spartan

[Photo-ID: 6435] Karsten Palt 2013-02-09
Aeritalia / Alenia G222, Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), L14-6/39, c/n 4112, Karsten Palt, 2013Aeritalia / Alenia
G222
Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF)
Reg.: L14-6/39
c/n: 4112
 
Royal Thai Air Force Museum [Bangkok]
[Photo-ID: 6436] Karsten Palt 2013-02-09
Aeritalia / Alenia G222, Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), L14-6/39, c/n 4112, Karsten Palt, 2013Aeritalia / Alenia
G222
Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF)
Reg.: L14-6/39
c/n: 4112
 
Royal Thai Air Force Museum [Bangkok]