C-26 “Metroliner” Profile

C-26 Metroliner Profile

The C-26 Metroliner is the designation for the Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner series with turboprop.C-26 was not officially named by the US Armed Forces,but is unofficially known by the same name as its civilian counterpart.

Specification :
Manufacturer : Fairchild Aircraft
Developed from : Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner
Role : Military transport aircraft
Primary users : United States Air Force, United States Army, United States Navy
C-26 Metroliner Specifications
General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Capacity: 22/14 passengers
  • Length: 42 ft 2 in (12.85 m)
  • Wingspan: 46 ft 3 in (14.01 m)
  • Height: 16.83 ft (5.13 m)
  • Max takeoff weight: 14,000 lb (6,400 kg
  • Fuel: 625 gal (2,370 L))
  • Powerplant: 2× Allied Signal Garrett TPE-331-IIUG-601G turboprops, 1,400 hp (1080 kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 288 knots (331 mph, 533 km/h)
  • Range: 2,025 nm (2,331 mi, 3,750 km)
  • Service ceiling: 31,000 ft (9,500 m)
  • Power/mass: 0.2 hp/lb (337.5 W/kg)
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