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C-27J Spartan Tactical Transport Aircraft

Crew

Three (pilot, co-pilot and loadmaster)

Capacity

60 troops / 46 paratroops / 36 litters with six medical personnel

Maiden Flight

September 1999

Initial Operating Capability

2001

Manufacturer

Alenia Aeronautica and Lockheed Martin

Operators

Italian Air Force, United States Air Force, Hellenic Air Force, Lithuanian Air Force, Bulgarian Air Force, Romanian Airforce

Length

22.7m (74ft 6in)

Wingspan

28.7m (94ft 2in)

Height

9.6m (31ft 8in)

Wing Area

82m²

Empty Weight

17,000kg (37,479lb)

Maximum Take-Off Weight

30,500kg (67,240lb)

Payload

11,500kg (25,353lb)

Type

Rolls-Royce AE2100-D2A turboprop

Number

2

Power

3,460kW (4,637shp) each

Propeller

Dowty R-391 six-blade

Fuel Capacity

12,320kg (3,255lb)

Maximum Take-Off Weight

30,000kg

Take-Off Ground Run

Under 500m

Time to Climb to 20,000ft

13m

Initial Cruise Altitude

27,500ft

Range with a 6,000kg Payload

4,260km

Maximum Cruise Speed

300kt

Service Ceiling

9,144m (30,000ft)

Maximum Speed

602km/h

Maximum Cruise Speed

583km/h

Stall Speed

194km/h

Ferry Range

5,926km

Avionics

Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems

Mission Computer

Sanders

Autopilot System

Honeywell

Standby Instruments

BF Goodrich

Displays

ADC
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