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Shorts C-23 Sherpa
Official Designation C-23A Sherpa
Primary Role Tactical airlift
Original Contractor Shorts
Wingspan 74 feet, 8 inches (22.76m)
Length 58 feet (17.69m)
Height at Tail 16 feet, 3 inches (4.95m)
Armament None
Engines Two Pratt & Whitney Canada T101-CP-100 (PT6A-45R) turboprops
Horsepower 1,198 shp each
Cruise Speed 181 mph (291km/h)
Max Speed 218 mph (352km/h)
Range 669 nm (1,239km)
Service Ceiling 20,000 feet (6,095m)
Operating Weight 14,727 pounds (6,680kg)
Max Payload 7,100 pounds (3,221kg)
Max Takeoff Weight 25,500 pounds (11,566kg)
Basic Crew Three
Date Deployed 1974
Total in Service Unknown
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