Antonov An-70

Specification

Crew 4 (2 pilots, 1 navigator, 1 flight engineer)
Capacity 300 troops/206 stretcher cases
Weight 66.23 tonnes (empty)/145 tonnes (maximum at takeoff)
Payload 47 tonnes (cargo)
Length 40.7 metres
Height 16.38 metres
Wingspan 44.6 metres
Engine 4 Progress D-27 with SV-27 counter-rotating turboprop fans
 Power 13,880 hp/10,350 kW per unit
Rate of Climb 24.9 m/s
Service Ceiling 12,000 metres
Speed 780 km/h (maximum), 750 km/h (cruise), 113 km/h (stall)
Range 6,600 km (20 tonnes: minimum cargo)

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Antonov An-12

Specification

Origin Ukraine
Developer Antonov Design Bureau
Crew 6
Passengers 130
Weight 30.5 tonnes (empty), 61 tonnes (maximum at take-off)
Load 18 tonnes (maximum)
Length 37 m
Height 10.5 m
Usable Volume 90 m³
Cargo Volume 13.5 x 2.95 x 2.47 m³
Wingspan 38 m
Wing-area 121.7 m²
Fuel Capacity 22,066 kl
Engine 4 x ZMKB/Ivchenko/Iwtschenko Progress AI-20M Turboprop
Power 3,125 kW
Fuel Economy 2.3 tonnes/h
Speed 600/h (cruise), 640 km/h (maximum)
Range 5,700 km (ferry), 2,100 km (loaded)
Service Ceiling 10 km
Runway 1,230 m (take-off), 1,125 m (landing)
Armament 2 x 23 mm NR-23 machine-guns
Purpose Tactical airlift
NATO Code Cub
IATA Code ANF
ICAO Code AN12
Production-Phase 1958 – 73
Deployment 1959
Total Production 1248

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Antonov An-2

Specification

Designer Oleg Antonov
Manufacturer Antonov Hongdu Aviation Industry Group
First Flight 31 August 1947
Produced 1947-2002
Fleet 18000 and up
Primary Users Soviet Union, China, North Korea
Role Agriculture and utility biplane
Variants Antonov An-3
Length 2m
Wingspan 18.2 m(upper), 14.2m (lower)
Top Speed 258 km/h

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Lockheed C-5 Galaxy

Specification

Developer Lockheed Martin
Founded 1947
Variants C-5A, C-5B, C-5C, C-5M Super Galaxy, C-5 RERP,
Number Produced 131
Status Operational; production discontinued
Engine 4 GE CF-80C2 turbofans
Fuel-Capacity 150,819 kl
Length 75.53 m
Height 19.84 m
Speed (normal) 817 km/hr
Wingspan 67.91 m
Stabiliser Span 20.95 m
Operating Weight 181,437 kg
Maximum Payload 129,274 kg
Maximum Take-off Weight 381,018 kg
Crew/Passenger 6/70
Takeoff Distance/Landing Distance 3,697 m/1485 m
Primary Function Strategic airlift, military equipment transport

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Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar

Information and Specifications

Role Military freighter, gunship, air dropper
Country of Origin USA
Manufacturer Fairchild Corporation
First Flight November 1947
Introduction 1949
Status Retired from use in 1974
Primary users United States Air Force

Royal Canadian Air Force

United States Navy

Total number built 1112
Length 86.48ft
Variants XC-82, C-82A,
Topmost speed 292 miles per hour

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North American B-25 Mitchell

Information and Specification

Role Bomber warplane
Manufacturer North American Aviation
First Flight 19th August, 1940
Country of Origin United States
Total production (units) 9816
Primary users RAF Desert Air Force

United States Military

Royal Australian Air Force

Royal Canadian Air Force

Length 53 feet
Unit cost $ 109,670 in 1943
Variants B-25J , B-25C, B-25D
Topmost speed 272 miles per hour

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Nanchang CJ-6

Specification

Role Light aerial offensive, private, peasantry
National Origin China
Manufacturer Hongdu Aviation Industry Group
Inauguration 1958
Introduction 1957
Numbers Produced 10,000 (all variants)
Variants CJ-6A, CJ-6B, BT-6, PT-6A, Haiyan A, Haiyan B, Haiyan C
Engine 285-hp Quzhou Huosai-6A HS6A
Weight 997.90 kg (empty)
Wing Span 10.18 m
Length 8.45 m
Height 3.26 m
Top Speed 514 km/hr
Range 724.20 km

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Lockheed C-130 Hercules

Specification

Role Military cargo carrier, troops carrier, medical patients carrier
Country of Origin The United States of America
Manufacturer Lockheed Martin
Length 29.79 metres/98.42 feet
Wing Area 40.41 metres/132.60 feet
First Date of Service 1954
Developed Into C-130J Super Hercules
Number Built More than 2,300 till 2009
Crew Strength 92 combat troops/74 litter patients with 2 medical assistants/64 fully-equipped paratroops
Mainly Used By The US Air Force, NASA
Highest Speed 593 km/hr
Variants C-130J-30 Super Hercules, HC-130J combat King II/Coast Guard, C-130XJ Expandable, MC-130J Commando II, EC-130J Commando Solo, KC-130J Tanker, SC-130J Sea Herc, LM-100J, WC-130J Weatherbird
Maximum Endurance 3,862 kilometres
Current Status In service

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Lockheed P-3 Orion

Information and specifications

Role Long range patrolling, anti-submarine warfare, anti-shipping aircraft
Country of Origin USA
Manufacturer Lockheed Martin
Length 116.8 feet
Wing area 99.7ft
First date of service 1962
Follow up model P-3C Orion
Number built 700
Crew strength 10
Mainly used by US Navy

NASA

Canadian Armed Forces

Royal Australian Air Force

Royal New Zealand Air Force

Highest Speed 473 miles per hour
Variants Aurora CP- 140, Aries EP-3E
Maximum endurance 16 hours
Current status Out of production

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Vought F4U Corsair Warplane

Information and specifications

Role Fighter aircraft
Country of Origin USA
Manufacturer Vought
Length 33 feet 4 inches
Wingspan 41 feet
First  year of service 1942
Number built 12571, till 1952
Mainly used by US NavyUS Marines

Argentine Navy

New Zealand Airforce

Honduran Airforce

Height 16ft 1 inches
Maximum Speed 446 miles per hour at 26,200 feet
Variants Britain’s F4U-1V.166A
Developed into Brewster F31-1Goodyear FG-1

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