LOCKHEED C-141 Starlifter

Aircraft
Name: 
C-141 Starlifter
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
WTC
H
APC
C
Type Code: 
L4J
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Manufacturered as
LOCKHEED C-141 Starlifter
LOCKHEED L-300 Starlifter
LOCKHEED Starlifter

C141

Strategic transport aircraft. In service since 1965. USAs first purpose designed jet powered strategic freighter. Equipped for in-flight refuelling. Stretched version: C-141B. NC-141 with shorter fuselage for various test duties.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
48.80 m
Length: 
51.30 m
Height: 
11.80 m
Powerplant: 

4 x 93.4 kN GE JT3D (USAF: TF33-P-7) turbofans.

Engine Model: 
Pratt & Whitney JT3D
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
1720 m
MTOW: 
147000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Cruise
TAS: 
430 kts
MACH: 
0.75
Ceiling: 
420
Range: 
4080 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
n/a
Distance: 
n/a

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