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Fiat G.222

year of specification1963
PowerplantTwo 3,030 h.p. RDa.10 plus
six RB. 162-31
Typical crew2
Overall length (ft)63
Weights (lb)
Mfr's empty???
Max payload9,000
Max take-off35,000
Max cruise (mph) 250
Typical range750 miles at 13,700 ft STOL
Field performance655ft to 50ft; VTOL at 28,0001b

Official DesignationG.222
Primary RoleTactical airlift
National OriginItaly
Original ContractorAeritalia Fiat (later aquired by Alenia, S.P.A.)
Wingspan94 feet, 2 inches (28.7m)
Length74 feet, 6 inches (22.7m)
Height at Tail32 feet, 2 inches (9.8m)
EnginesTwo Fiat-built General Electric T64-GE-P4D turboprops
Horsepower3,400 shp each
Cruise Speed 273 mph (439km/h)
Max Speed336 mph (540km/h)
Range2,500 nm (4,633km)
Service Ceiling25,000 feet (7,620m)
Operating Weight 34,612 pounds (15,700kg)
Max Payload19,841 pounds (9,000kg)
Max Takeoff Weight61,728 pounds (28,000kg)
Basic Crew Three
First Flight18.07.1970
Date Deployed1976

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