Canadair CL-44 (CC-106 Yukon)

Cargo Freighter

Canadair CL-44 © Ray Pettit
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The Canadair CL-44 is a four-engine military transport aircraft and civil cargo freighter aircraft produced by the Canadian manufacturer Canadair Ltd..
The Canadair CL-44 is a development of the Bristol 175 Britannia airliner. CL-44 in canadian military service were designated CC-106 Yukon. The variant CL-44D4 is equipped with a hinged tail for easier loading.
Propulsion4 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelRolls-Royce Tyne 510/10
Engine Power (each)4273 kW5730 shp
Speed620 km/h335 kts
  386 mph
Service Ceiling9.144 m30.000 ft
Range4.626 km2.498 NM
2.875 mi.
Empty Weight40.348 kg88.952 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight95.254 kg209.999 lbs
Wing Span43,37 m142 ft 3 in
Wing Area192,8 m2075 ft
Length41,73 m136 ft 11 in
Height11,79 m38 ft 8 in
First Flight15.11.1959
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1960 - 1965
Total Production39
Developed fromBristol Britannia
Data for (Version)Canadair CL-44D-4
VariantsCL-44-6 (CC-106 Yukon), CL-44D4, CL-44J, Skymonster (CL-44 Guppy)