Northrop C-125 Raider

Utility Aircraft

Northrop YC-125B Raider, United States Air Force (USAF) 48-?622, c/n 2510, Nati © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Northrop C-125 Raider is a three-engine utility aircraft produced by the American manufacturer Northrop Corporation. The company designation is N-32 Raider. In USAF service the troop transport variant was designated YC-125A, the Arctic rescue variant YC-125B. After the very short service time most C-125 were used as civil bush planes.
Crew4
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelWright R-1820-99 Cyclone
Engine Power (each)895 kW1200 hp
max. Cruise Speed269 km/h145 kts
  167 mph
Speed333 km/h180 kts
  207 mph
Service Ceiling3.719 m12.200 ft
Range2.987 km1.613 NM
1.856 mi.
Empty Weight9.870 kg21.760 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight19.006 kg41.900 lbs
Wing Span26,37 m86 ft 6 in
Wing Area178,0 m1916 ft
Length20,45 m67 ft 1 in
Height7,04 m23 ft 1 in
First Flight01.08.1949
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1949-1950
Total Production23
Developed fromNorthrop N-23 Pioneer
ICAO CodeC125
Data for (Version)Northrop YC-125B Raider
VariantsYC-125A, YC-125B

[Photo-ID: 11170] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Northrop YC-125A Raider, , XB-GEY, c/n 2520, Karsten Palt, 2015Northrop
YC-125A Raider
Reg.: XB-GEY
c/n: 2520
 
ex 48-0636, ex N2573B
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 5464] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Northrop YC-125B Raider, United States Air Force (USAF), 48-622, c/n 2510, Karsten Palt, 2012Northrop
YC-125B Raider
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 48-622
c/n: 2510
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 5463] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Northrop YC-125B Raider, United States Air Force (USAF), 48-622, c/n 2510, Karsten Palt, 2012Northrop
YC-125B Raider
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 48-622
c/n: 2510
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]