Douglas C-47A Dakota

Douglas C-47A Dakota
Type
Land Based Navigational Trainer and Transport Aircraft
Manufacturer
Douglas Aircraft Corporation, Long Beach, USA
Number Ordered
4
First Delivered
1 December 1949
Last Delivered
23 February 1968
Length
64 feet 5 inches
Height
16 feet 11 inches
Weights 18,190
Dimensions Wing span: 95 feet 0 inches
Speed 229 mph
Range
1500 miles
Crew
3
Engines Two 1200 bhp Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp R-1830-92 fourteen cylinder radial
Performance
  • Initial rate of climb: 1160 ft/min
  • Ceiling: 24,000 feet
Operated by
RAAF as WW2 transport, RAN as navigational trainer at Naval Air Station Nowra
Dakota
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