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Lockheed C-141 Starlifter
Official Designation C-141B Starlifter
Primary Role Strategic airlift
Secondary Role Special operations, aeromedical evac
National Origin USA
Original Contractor Lockheed-Georgia Co.
Operator United States Air Force
Wingspan 160 feet (48.77m)
Length 168 feet, 4 inches (51.3m)
Height at Tail 39 feet, 7 inches (12.07m)
Cargo Hold Length: 104 feet, 3 inches (31.76m);
Width: 10 feet, 3 inches (3.11m);
Height: 9 feet (2.74m)
Armament None
Engines Four Pratt & Whitney TF33-P-7 turbofans
Thrust 21,000 pounds (94kN) per engine
Cruise Speed 520 mph (837km/h; Mach 0.70)
Max Speed 550 mph (885km/h; Mach 0.74)
Range 5,550 nm (10,279km) without cargo; Unlimited with inflight refueling
Service Ceiling 36,000 feet (10,973m)
Operating Weight 144,492 pounds (65,540kg)
Fuel Capacity 154,550 pounds (approx. 24,000 gallons)
Max Payload 90,880 pounds (41,222kg)
Number of 463L Pallets 13
Max Takeoff Weight 343,000 pounds (155,582kg)
Basic Crew Six (pilot, co-pilot, two flight engineers, two loadmasters)
Date Deployed October 1964 (C-141A);
December 1979 (C-141B)
Total Produced 285 aircraft
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