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C-123 Provider

Country of Origin USA.
Similar Aircraft G.222, C-160 Transall, Aviocar C-212.
Crew Four.
Role STOL transport, cargo (60 equipped troops).
Armament Usually none.
Length 76 ft, 3 in (23.93 m)
Span 110 ft (33.53 m).
Wings High-mounted and unequally tapered with blunt tips.
Engine(s)Pratt & Whitney R-2800-99W, 18 cylinder Double Wasp piston engines. Later variant included two J-85-17 general Electric turbojet engines producing 2,850 lbs of thrust.
Wing Area 1223 Sq Ft
Gross Weight 60,000 lbs
Empty Weight 29,900 lbs
Cargo 15,000 lbs or 61 troops or 50 litter with six sitting wounded and six attendants
Cruise Speed 170.00 mph
Max Speed 245.00 mph
Service Ceiling 29,000 Ft
Range 1,470 mi
Crew Two pilots
Fuselage Wide, cigar-shaped. Upswept rear section and solid, rounded nose. Stepped cockpit.
Tail Back-tapered fin with square tip and a large, angular fairing. Flats are high-mounted on the body and unequally tapered with square tips.
USER COUNTRIES Canada, Egypt, El Salvador, Honduras, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, USA, Venezuela.

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