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DHC-4 Caribou

Country of Origin: Canada


The Caribou is a Canadian-built, short-takeoff-and-landing (STOL) tactical transport that can carry cargo and passengers, as well as drop paratroops. The product of discussions between De Havilland of Canada and the U.S. and Canadian armies in the mid-1950s, it proved to be a successful design.

The gull wing, mounted on the top of the fuselage, has a high aspect ratio, anhedral on the center section and dihedral on the outer panels. The leading edge is unswept and unbroken. The...

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