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Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando
Official Designation C-46A Commando
Unofficial Nicknames Ol' Dumbo
Primary Role Military transport
National Origin USA
Original Contractor Curtiss-Wright
Wingspan 108 feet
Length 76 feet, 4 inches
Height at Tail 21 feet, 9 inches
Armament None
Engines Two Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51 Double Wasp 18-cylinder, twin-row radials
Horsepower 2,000 shp each
Cruise Speed 173 mph
Max Speed 270 mph
Range 3,200 miles
Service Ceiling 24,500 feet
Operating Weight Unknown
Max Payload 15,000 pounds or 50 troops
Max Takeoff Weight 45,000 pounds
Date Deployed 1942
Total Produced Over 3,000 aircraft
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