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Lockheed C-121 Constellation
The Lockheed C-121 Constellation is a military transport version of the Lockheed Constellation.
A total of 332 aircraft were constructed for both the United States Air Force and United States Navy for various purposes.
Manufacturer’s designation for the WV-2, WV-3 and RC-121D.
Manufacturer’s designation for the R7V-1, RC-121C and VC-121E.
Manufacturer’s designation for the C-121C with strengthened Landing Gear.
EC-121 College Eye
AEW&C aircraft used in the Vietnam War.
113 ft 7 in (34.62 m)
123 ft (37 m)
24 ft 9 in (7.54 m)
1,650 sq ft (153 m2)
69,000 lb (31,298 kg)
Max take-off weight
120,000 lb (54,431 kg)
4 × Wright R-3350 972-TC-18DA-1 Duplex-Cyclone 18-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engines, 3,250 hp (2,420 kW) each
3-bladed constant-speed feathering propellers
330 mph (530 km/h, 290 kn)
304 mph (489 km/h, 264 kn)
5,150 mi (8,290 km, 4,480 nmi)
25,700 ft (7,800 m).
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