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Douglas C-74 Globemaster
Official Designation C-74A Globemaster
Primary Role Strategic airlift
National Origin USA
Original Contractor Douglas Aircraft Corporation
Wingspan 173 feet, 3 inches
Length 124 feet, 2 inches
Height at Tail 43 feet, 9 inches
Armament None
Engines Four Pratt & Whitney R-4360-27 radials
Horsepower 3,000 shp each
Cruise Speed 260 mph
Max Speed 312 mph
Range 7,200 miles
Service Ceiling 30,000 feet
Operating Weight Unknown
Max Payload 50,000 pounds or 125 troops
Max Takeoff Weight 165,000 pounds
Date Deployed 1946
Total Produced 14 aircraft
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