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DOUGLAS C47 (DC3) "SKYTRAIN"
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General characteristics
-Wingspan: 103'9''
-Length: 74'4''
-Height: 19'1''
-Weight: 65,500 lbs
-Thrust: 4 x 1200 hp
-Range: 2000 mi
-Powerplant: 4 × Wright R-1820-97 "Cyclone" turbosupercharged radial engines, 1,200 hp (895 kW) each
-Cruise speed: 182 mph
-Maximum speed: 287 mph
-Range: 1983 nm
-Ceiling: 35,600 ft
-Mission: Bomber
-Arnament:
Guns: 13 × .50 in (12.7 mm) M2 Browning machine guns in 8 positions (2 in the Bendix chin turret, 2 on nose cheeks, 2 staggered waist guns, 2 in upper Sperry turret, 2 in Sperry ball turret in belly, 2 in the tail and one firing upwards from radio compartment behind bomb bay)
Bombs:
Short range missions (<400 mi): 8,000 lb (3,600 kg)
Long range missions (≈800 mi): 4,500 lb (2,000 kg)
Overload: 17,600 lb (7,800 kg)
-Crew: 10


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