Douglas C-54E/R5D4 United States Air Force "Spirit of Freedom". N500EJ  at the remote parking area

     
  General characteristics
  • Crew: four
  • Capacity: Up to 86 passengers
  • Length: 93 ft 10 in (28.6 m)
  • Wingspan: 117 ft 6 in (35.8 m)
  • Height: 27 ft 6 in (8.38 m)
  • Wing area: 1,460ft (135.6 m)
  • Empty weight: 43,300 lb (19,640 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 63,500 lb (28,800 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 73,000 lb (33,100 kg)
  • Powerplant: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2000 radial engine, 1,450 hp (1,081 kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 280 mph (450 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 227 mph/197kts (365 km/h)
  • Range: 4,250 mi (6,839 km)
  • Service ceiling: 22,300 ft (6,800 m)
  • Wing loading: 43.5 lb/ft (212.4 kg/m)
  • Power/mass: 10.9 lb/hp (6.6 kg/kW)

 

 

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