E.R. Johnson's American Military Transport Aircraft Since 1925 PDF

By E.R. Johnson

ISBN-10: 0786462698

ISBN-13: 9780786462698

With no the help of airlift, the fashionable American army computing device will be dropped at a standstill. considering that global struggle II--beginning with the chilly battle and carrying on with as much as the current day--the U.S. militia have come more and more to depend upon airlift for mobility. the facility to swiftly circulate and thereafter aid an army operation--anywhere on the planet, at any time--has develop into a foundational component to American safety coverage. This paintings offers the reader with a entire historic survey--including technical standards, drawings, and photographs--of every one form of fixed-wing airplane utilized by U.S. army forces over an almost 90-year interval to hold out the airlift venture.

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C-8s/F-1s saw extensive service with the Air Corps mapping air routes and operating out of unimproved areas all through the 1930s on into World War II. In Fairchild C-8 Series I —1925 to 1962 35 C-8 at Wright Field in 1930 after being modified for photographic work. Saw extensive service in mapping air routes. 1942 the AAF impressed three civilian Fairchild Model 51As into service during 1942 as the UC61D. Model 51As, built by Fairchild of Canada, had appeared in the early 1930s as improved FC-2s powered by 350-hp Pratt & Whitney R-985 engines.

Powerplant: One 575-hp Wright R-1820-1 Cyclone 9-cylinder air-cooled radial engine driving a two-bladed Hamilton Standard fixed-pitch metal propeller. Fairchild Y1C-24 54 American Military Transport Aircraft Since 1925 One of the four Fairchild 100 Pilgrims that entered Air Corps service as the Y1C-24 in 1932. They were ultimately adapted as air ambulances. Performance: Max. ; range 510 mi. Weights: 4,195 lbs. empty, 7,070 lbs. loaded. , length 39 ft. , wing area 459 sq. ft. The Wasp-powered Fairchild model 100 “Pilgrim,” designed by Virginius Clark as a 25 percent scale-up of the FC-2 (C-8), made its first flight in late 1930.

Of cargo. Powerplants: Four 525-hp Pratt & Whitney R-1860-1 Hornet 9-cylinder air-cooled radial engines driving two (front) and a three-bladed (back) Hamilton Standard fixed-pitch metal propellers. Performance: Max. ; range 740 mi. Weights: 4,346 lbs. empty, 22,500 lbs. loaded. , wing area (not reported). 32 in 1929 using a similar high-wing layout and mixed metal and wood structural methods seen on the C-2, -5, and -7 as reported above. To avoid frontal drag, the Series I —1925 to 1962 49 Fokker YC-20 engines were mounted in tandem pairs on nacelles suspended from each wing.

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