C160

TRANSALL C-160

Aircraft
Name
C-160
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
High wing
Tail
Regular tail, low set
WTC
M
APC
C
Type Code
L2T
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Multi
Position
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
TRANSALL C-160

C160

Tactical transport aircraft. In service since 1967. Backbone of the transport fleets of German and French Air Forces. Production initially ceased in 1972. 2nd series 1981. The modernized version C-160 NG is (partly) equipped for refuelling, both giving and receiving, C-160G Gabriel SIGINT platform and C-160H Astarte for submarine communications.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
40.00 m
Length (metric)
32.40 m
Height (metric)
11.70 m
Powerplant

2 x 6.100 SHP R-R Tyne RTy 20 Mk 22 turboprops with 4 blade propellers.

Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
950 m
MTOW
51000 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
170 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
290
Range
n/a
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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