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C-141 Starlifter cargo/transport

Country of Origin: USA


The Starlifter, a long-range U.S. cargo/transport aircraft, was used primarily for cargo lift, as well as medical evacuation, paratroop drops and troop transport.

The last variant, the C-141B, was created by "stretching" the existing C-141A aircraft by 23 ft 4 in (7.11 m). This successful program rectified the design's original imbalance between weight-lifting capability and its constrained volume.

The C-141's high wing was unchanged in the conversion. It consisted of a stub center...

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