Transall C-160 Turkish Stars "Türk Yildizari" Acrobatic Team. 69-033  
Transall C-160 Turkish Stars "Türk Yildizari" Acrobatic Team. 69-033
 
 

General characteristics

  • Crew: Three—two pilots, flight engineer

  • Capacity:
     

    • 93 troops or

    • 61–88 paratroops or

    • 62 stretchers

  • Payload: 16,000 kg (35,275 lb)

  • Length: 32.40 m (106 ft 3½ in)

  • Wingspan: 40.00 m (131 ft 3 in)

  • Height: 11.65 m (38 ft 2¾ in)

  • Wing area: 160.0 m² (1,722 ft²)

  • Empty weight: 29,000 kg (63,935 lb)

  • Max. takeoff weight: 51,000 kg (112,435 lb)

  • Powerplant: 2 × Rolls-Royce Tyne Rty.20 Mk 22 turboprop, 4,549 kW (6,100 hp) each

Performance

  • Never exceed speed: 593 km/h (320 knots, 368 mph)

  • Maximum speed: 513 km/h (277 knots, 319 mph) at 4,875 m (16,000 ft)

  • Stall speed: 177 km/h (95 knots, 110 mph) flaps down

  • Range: 1,853 km (1,000 nm, 1,151 mi) with 16,000 kg payload, 30 min reserves

  • Ferry range: 8,858 km (4,780 nm, 5,504 mi)

  • Service ceiling: 8,230 m (27,000 ft)

  • Rate of climb: 6.6 m/s (1,300 ft/min)

  • Wing loading: 319 kg/m² (65.3 lb/ft²)

  • Power/mass: 0.18 kW/kg (0.11 hp/lb)

 

 
 
Role Transport aircraft
Manufacturer Transall
First flight 25 February 1963
Introduction 1967
Retired South Africa 1997
Status Active service
Primary users German Air Force
French Air Force
Turkish Air Force
Produced 1965–1985
Number built 214

 

 

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