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C-47 "Skytrain"

Medium Transport Aircraft

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The DC-3 of AF Red Army - one of three airplanes, on which at the end of May, 1939 in Mongolia on air station Ulan-Bator © Michael Bykov

The DC-3 of AF Red Army - one of three airplanes, on which at the end of May, 1939 in Mongolia on air station Ulan-Bator has arrived group of the skilled Soviet pilots led by the assistant of the chief AF Smushkevich.

Specification
C-47 PS-84 Li-2 Li-2NB
Dimensions
Length, m 19.57
Height, m 5.16
Wing span, m 28.96
Wing area, m2 91.69
Weight, kg
Empty weight 2277 2298 2350 2382
Loaded weight 2873 3025 3117 3356
Powerplant
Type R-1830-93 M-62IR ASh-82FN ASh-82FN
Maximum at take-off, hp 1200 1000 1850 1850
Performance
Maximum speed, km/h at sea level   309 380 370
at altitude 369 338 434 424
m 2285 1760 5150 5150
Service ceiling, m 7070 5750 9100 8870
Service range, km 2414 2655 820 2115
Load
Passengers 28 21    
Cargo, kg 2722   2500 1000

References

  • "Encyclopedia of military engineering" /Aerospace Publising/
  • "American Warplanes of World War II" /under cor. David Donald/

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