C141

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 Starlifter
LOCKHEED L-300 Starlifter
LOCKHEED C-141 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 (metric)
48.80 m
Length (metric)
51.30 m
Height (metric)
11.80 m
Powerplant

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

Engine Model(s)
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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