Kawasaki C-1

Military Transport Aircraft

Kawasaki C-1 © Kazuteru Sugawara
Photo ©: Kazuteru Sugawara (Photos at airliners.net)
The Kawasaki C-1 is a twin-engined short-to medium-range military transport aircraft produced by the Japanese manufacturer Kawasaki Heavy Industries, operated by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF).
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney (Mitsubishi) JT8D-M-9
Engine Power (each)64,5 kN14500 lbf
Speed435 km/h235 kts
  270 mph
Service Ceiling11.582 m38.000 ft
Range1.300 km702 NM
808 mi.
Empty Weight23.320 kg51.412 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight45.000 kg99.208 lbs
Wing Span30,60 m100 ft 5 in
Wing Area120,5 m1297 ft
Length29,00 m95 ft 2 in
Height10,00 m32 ft 10 in
First Flight12.11.1970
Production Statusout of production
Total Production31
Data for (Version)Kawasaki C-1
VariantsKawasaki C-1, C-1A