Boeing C-22 Profile

Boeing C-22 Profile

The Boeing C-22 was a US military version of the Boeing 727. The Boeing C-22 is the primary medium-range aircraft used by the Air National Guard and National Guard Bureau to airlift personnel.

Boeing C-22 Profile

Manufacturer : Boeing
Developed from : Boeing 727
Role : Military transport
Introduced : 1963
Primary user : United States Air Force
Produced : 4(2011)

In 1963 The C-22 was introduced by the airline industry. C-22 innovative design with its three Pratt & Whitney JT8D turbofan engines, one on each side of the rear fuselage and the third in the tail cone.

There are Three variants of C-22; C-22A, C-22B and C-22C. C-22 used to the 201st Airlift Squadron, District of Columbia Air National Guard.

 

Boeing C-22 Specifications

General characteristics

  • Crew: 4 flight crew, 3-4 specialists
  • Length: 133 ft 2 in (40.59 m)
  • Wingspan: 108 ft 0 in (32.92 m)
  • Height: 34 ft 0 in (10.36 m)
  • Wing area: ft² (m²)
  • Empty weight: lb (kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 170,000 lb (77,100 kg)
  • Powerplant: 3 × Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7 turbofans, 14,000 lbf (62 kN) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: knots (619 mph, 968 km/h, Mach 0.82)
  • Range: 1,739 nm (3,220 km)
  • Service ceiling: ft (m)
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