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deHavilland CC-115 (C-8) Buffalo
Official Designation DHC-5 (CC-115) Buffalo
Other Designations YAC-2, CV-7A, C-8A
Primary Role Tactical airlift
National Origin Canada
Original Contractor deHavilland Canada
Wingspan 96 feet (29.26m)
Length 79 feet (24.08m)
Height at Tail 28 feet, 8 inches (8.73m)
Armament None
Engines Two General Electric CT64-820-1 turboprops
Horsepower 3,060 shp each
Cruise Speed 208 mph (335km/h)
Max Speed 271 mph (435km/h)
Range 1,885 nm (3,493km)
Service Ceiling 30,000 feet (9,145m)
Operating Weight 23,157 pounds (10,505kg)
Max Payload 13,843 pounds (6,279kg) or 41 fully-equipped troops
Max Takeoff Weight 41,000 pounds (18,598kg)
Takeoff/Landing Distances Takeoff: 1,040 feet (317m) at 41,000 pounds (18,598kg) on grass
Landing: 610 feet (186m) at normal landing weight on grass
Basic Crew Four
Date Deployed 1968
Total in Service Unknown
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