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dsawan

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de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou(C-7 Caribou)
« on: November 22, 2021, 10:48:14 AM »

Vietnam era transport

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_Havilland_Canada_DHC-4_Caribou












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General characteristics

    Crew: 2 + loadmaster
    Capacity: 30 pax (civil) / 32 troops / 26 fully-equipped paratroops / 22 stretchers, 4 sitting patients and 4 attendants
    Length: 72 ft 7 in (22.12 m)
    Wingspan: 95 ft 7.5 in (29.147 m)
    Height: 31 ft 9 in (9.68 m)
    Wing area: 912 sq ft (84.7 m2)
    Aspect ratio: 10
    Airfoil: centre-section: NACA 643A417.5; tip: NACA 632A615
    Basic operating weight: 18,260 lb (8,283 kg)
    Maximum payload: 8,740 lb (3,964 kg)
    Maximum zero fuel weight: 27,000 lb (12,247 kg)
    Max takeoff weight: 28,500 lb (12,927 kg)
    Maximum permissible weight for ferry missions: 31,300 lb (14,197 kg)
    Maximum landing weight: 28,500 lb (12,927 kg)
    Fuel capacity: 690 imp gal (830 US gal; 3,100 l)
    Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney R-2000-7M2 Twin Wasp 14-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engines, 1,450 hp (1,080 kW) each
    Propellers: 3-bladed Hamilton Standard type 43D50-7107A fully-feathering constant-speed reversible-pitch propellers

Performance

    Maximum speed: 187 kn (215 mph, 346 km/h) at 6,500 ft (1,981 m)
    Cruise speed: 158 kn (182 mph, 293 km/h) at 7,500 ft (2,286 m) (maximum & econ)
    Stall speed: 59 kn (68 mph, 109 km/h)
    Never exceed speed: 208 kn (239 mph, 385 km/h)
    Range: 1,136 nmi (1,307 mi, 2,104 km) with maximum fuel inc. 45minutes reserve

                211 nmi (243 mi; 391 km) with maximum payoad inc. 45minutes reserve

    Service ceiling: 24,800 ft (7,600 m)
    Service ceiling on one engine: 8,800 ft (2,682 m)
    Rate of climb: 1,355 ft/min (6.88 m/s)
    Wing loading: 31.2 lb/sq ft (152 kg/m2) maximum
    Power/mass: 0.102 hp/lb (0.168 kW/kg)

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Re: de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou(C-7 Caribou)
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2021, 10:49:45 AM »



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Re: de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou(C-7 Caribou)
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2021, 10:52:05 AM »

Theres a fsx freeware version available if someone thinks it can be converted to our sim

https://flyawaysimulation.com/downloads/files/24096/fsx-spanish-air-force-dhc-4-caribou-update/






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