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SA Forces Vehicle Specifications
These specifications are compiled from a database of specifications that I have been working on for some time. Still very much a Work in Progress, though...
 
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i.VehicleDOUGLAS DC-3/C-47A SKYTRAIN (DAKOTA) DOUGLAS DC-4-1009 SKYMASTER     
ii.TypeTransport Plane Transport plane     
iii.Image    
 
Vehicle Specifications
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a.VehicleDOUGLAS DC-3/C-47A SKYTRAIN (DAKOTA) DOUGLAS DC-4-1009 SKYMASTER     
b.WeightEmpty weight: 18,135 lb (8,226 kg); Gross weight: 26,000 lb (11,793 kg); Max takeoff weight: 31,000 lb (14,061 kg) Empty weight: 43,300 lb (19,641 kg); Gross weight: 63,500 lb (28,803 kg); Max takeoff weight: 73,000 lb (33,112 kg)     
c.Length63 ft 9 in (19.43 m) 93ft 11 in ( 28.79m)     
d.WidthWingspan: 95 ft 6 in (29.11 m) Wingspan: 117ft 6 in (35.82)     
e.Height17 ft 0 in (5.18 m) 27ft 7 in (8.41m)     
f.Crew4 Crew (pilot, co-pilot, navigator, radio operator) + 28 Troops 4 Crew + 54-66 passengers/troops     
g.ArmourNone None     
h.Primary ArmamentNone None     
i.Secondary Armamentnone none     
j.Engine2 x Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C Twin Wasp 14-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engines, 1,200 hp (890 kW) each 4 x Pratt & Whitney R-2000-2SD13-G Twin Wasp 14-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engines, 1,450 hp (1,080 kW) each for take-off 1,100 hp (820 kW) at 14,000 ft (4,300 m)     
k.Power/Weight0.0926 hp/lb (0.1522 kW/kg) 0.0787 hp/lb (0.1294 kW/kg) at maximum gross weight with take-off power     
l.Suspension      
m.Transmission      
n.Brakes      
o.Tyres      
p.Track      
q.Wheelbase      
r.Driveline      
s.Operating Range1,600 mi (2,600 km, 1,400 nmi); Ferry range: 3,600 mi (5,800 km, 3,100 nmi) 3,300 mi (5,300 km, 2,900 nmi) at 10% above max L/D speed; Ferry range: 4,250 mi (6,840 km, 3,690 nmi) with inner wing fuel cells     
t.Speed-OffroadMaximum speed: 224 mph (360 km/h, 195 kn) at 10,000 ft (3,000 m) Maximum speed: 280 mph (450 km/h, 240 kn) at 14,000 ft (4,300 m); Cruise speed: 227 mph (365 km/h, 197 kn) 60% power at 10,000 ft (3,000 m) Maximum cruise speed 246 mph (214 kn; 396 km/h) at 20,000 ft    
u.Speed-Road      
v.Fuel Capacity 2,868 US gal (2,388 imp gal; 10,860 l) normal capacity or 3,592 US gal (2,991 imp gal; 13,600 l) with alternative inner wing tanks     
w.Fuel Consumption      
x.Fuel Type      
y.Clearance      
zGradient      
za.Side Slope      
zb.Vertical Step      
zc.Trench      
zd.Fording      

Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET

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