Grumman C-2 Greyhound

Specifications

1st Flight 1964

Crew: 2 flight crew and 2 loadmasters

Capacity: 26 passengers / 12 litter patients / 10,000 lb (4,536 kg) payload

Length: 56 ft 10 in (17.32 m)

Wingspan: 80 ft 7 in (24.56 m)

Height: 15 ft 10.5 in (4.839 m)

Wing area: 700 sq ft (65 m2)

Airfoil: root: NACA 63A216; tip: NACA 63A414

Empty weight: 33,746 lb (15,307 kg)

Gross weight: 49,394 lb (22,405 kg)

Max takeoff weight: 60,000 lb (27,216 kg)

Powerplant: 2 × Allison T56-A-425 turboprop engines, 4,600 shp (3,400 kW) each

Propellers: 8-bladed UTC Aerospace Systems NP2000

Performance

Maximum speed: 343 kn (395 mph, 635 km/h) at 12,000 ft (3,658 m)

Cruise speed: 251 kn (289 mph, 465 km/h) at 28,700 ft (8,748 m)

Stall speed: 82 kn (94 mph, 152 km/h)

Range: 1,300 nmi (1,500 mi, 2,400 km) with 10,000 lb (4,500 kg) load, or 1,500 nmi (2,800 km; 1,700 mi) with light load

Ferry range: 2,000 nmi (2,300 mi, 3,700 km) with internal fuel package

Service ceiling: 33,500 ft (10,200 m)

Rate of climb: 3,700 ft/min (19 m/s) (at sea level)

Wing loading: 77.6 lb/sq ft (379 kg/m2)

Variants

YC-2A

Prototype, two converted from E-2A Hawkeyes with redesigned fuselage

C-2A

Production variant, 17 built

C-2A(R)

“Reprocured” C-2A with improved systems based on the E-2C variant, 39 built

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