Grumman C-1 (TF-1) Trader

Carrier-based Transport Aircraft

Grumman C-1A USN 146036 USS Midway San Diego, CA © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Grumman C-1 Trader is a twin-engined carrier-based transport aircraft (COD - Carrier Onboard Delivery) produced by the US-American manufacturer Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation operated by the US Navy from 1956 until 1988. The C-1 was desginated TF-1 Trader until 1962.
The Grumman C-1 Trader is a transport variant of the Grumman S-2 / S2F Tracker. The Brazilian Navy acquired some modernized turboprop-powered C-1 for use on its aircraft carrier So Paulo.
Crew2
Passengers9
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelWright R-1820-82WA Cyclone
Engine Power (each)1137 kW1525 hp
max. Cruise Speed263 km/h142 kts
  163 mph
Speed407 km/h220 kts
  253 mph
Service Ceiling7.559 m24.800 ft
Range2.093 km1.130 NM
1.300 mi.
Empty Weight8.504 kg18.748 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight13.222 kg29.150 lbs
Wing Span22,12 m72 ft 7 in
Wing Area46,0 m495 ft
Length13,82 m45 ft 4 in
Height5,13 m16 ft 10 in
First Flight1955
Production Statusout of production
Total Production87
Developed fromGrumman S2F (S-2) Tracker
ICAO CodeG96
Data for (Version)Grumman C-1A Trader

[Photo-ID: 6195] Karsten Palt 2012-06-13
Grumman C-1A Trader, United States Navy, 146036, c/n 66, Karsten Palt, 2012Grumman
C-1A Trader
United States Navy
Reg.: 146036
c/n: 66
 
USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum [San Diego, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6196] Karsten Palt 2012-06-13
Grumman C-1A Trader, United States Navy, 146036, c/n 66, Karsten Palt, 2012Grumman
C-1A Trader
United States Navy
Reg.: 146036
c/n: 66
 
USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum [San Diego, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11380] Karsten Palt 2015-06-01
Grumman C-1A Trader, United States Navy, 146038, c/n 68, Karsten Palt, 2015Grumman
C-1A Trader
United States Navy
Reg.: 146038
c/n: 68
 
retired 1986, Celebrity Row
AMARG - Boneyard [Tucson, AZ]