C-40 Clipper

C-40 Clipper

The Boeing C-40 Clipper is a military version of the Boeing 737-700C airline transport. C-40 Clipper is used by both the United States Navy and the United States Air Force

Manufacturer : Boeing
Developed from : Boeing 737
Role : Military transport aircraft
Introduced : 21 April 2001
Status : Active service
Primary users : United States Navy, United States Air Force
Produced : 2001-present
Number built : 19
Unit cost : US$70 million

C-40 Clipper Specifications

General characteristics

  • Crew: 5* (two pilots, one crew chief, one loadmaster and one transport safety specialist) *a transport safety specialist is not required in Cargo mode.
  • Capacity: Passenger configuration: 121 passengers, Cargo configuration: 8 pallets of cargo, Combi configuration: 3 pallets of cargo, 70 passengers.
  • Payload: 40,000 lb (18,000 kg)
  • Length: 110 ft 4 in (33.63 m)
  • Wingspan: 112 ft 7 in (34.32 m)
  • Height: 41 ft 2 in (12.55 m)
  • Wing area: ft² (m²)
  • Empty weight: 126,000 lb (57,150 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 134,000 lb (61,000 kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 171,000 lb (78,000 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × CFM International CFM56-7 SLST turbofans, 27,300 lbf (121 kN) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 534 knots (615 mph, 990 km/h)
  • Range: 3,000 nm (3,500 mi, 5,600 km)
  • Service ceiling: 41,000 ft (12,500 m)
  • Thrust/weight: 0.407
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