Grumman C-1 Trader

The Grumman C-1 Trader is a carrier onboard delivery (COD) variant of the Grumman S-2 Tracker.

Variants

TF-1

Carrier Onboard Delivery version of the S-2 Tracker with enlarged fuselage for nine passengers, redesignated C-1A in 1962, 87 built.

TF-1Q

Electronic Countermeasures conversion of the TF-1, redesignated EC-1A in 1962, four conversions.

TF-1W

Airborne Early Warning project that was developed in the WF-2 Tracer.

C-1A

TF-1 redesignated in 1962.

EC-1A

TF-1Q redesignated in 1962.

KC-2 Turbo Trader

Marsh Aviation modernization project for Air-to-Air Refuelling.

This was due to a request by the Brazilian Navy.

Specifications

Crew

1

Capacity

9 passengers / 8,500 lb (3,856 kg) payload

Length

42 ft (13 m)

Wingspan

69 ft 8 in (21.23 m)

Height

16 ft 3.5 in (4.966 m)

Wing area

485 sq ft (45.1 m2)

Airfoil

Root

NACA 63A420;

Tip

NACA 63A415

Empty weight

16,631 lb (7,544 kg)

Gross weight

23,031 lb (10,447 kg)

Max take-off weight

24,600 lb (11,158 kg)

Powerplant

2 × Wright R-1820-82WA Cyclone 9-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engines, 1,525 hp (1,137 kW) each

Propellers

3-bladed constant-speed fully-feathering reversible-pitch propellers

Performance

Maximum speed

280 mph (450 km/h, 240 kn) at 4,000 ft (1,219 m)

Cruise speed

167 mph (269 km/h, 145 kn)

Range

1,110 mi (1,790 km, 960 nmi)

Service ceiling

24,800 ft (7,600 m)

Rate of climb

1,950 ft/min (9.9 m/s)

Wing loading

47.5 lb/sq ft (232 kg/m2)

Power/mass

0.1315 hp/lb (0.2162 kW/kg).

 

 

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