Country of Origin: Canada (DHC-4A, CC-108).
Similar Aircraft: Buffalo C-8A, DHC-5.
Role: STOL utility transport (32 equipped troops, 1/4-ton trucks).
Armament: Usually none.
Dimensions: Length: 72 ft, 7 in (22.14 m). Span: 95 ft, 2 in (29.16 m).
The C-7A is a high-wing transport powered by two piston engines.
A total of 24 parachutists may be dropped using the ramp or doors.
The ramp is normally used for dropping parachutists.
When the troop doors are used, simultaneous exits must not be made.
The speed of the aircraft during the jump will not be less than 90 nor more than 120 knots.
Wings: High-mounted with straight leading edge and forward-tapered trailing edge from engines to the blunt tips.
Engine(s): Two piston engines mounted in wings' leading edges. Engine nacelles extend beyond leading edges.
Fuselage: Slab-sided with solid, rounded nose. Stepped cockpit. Upswept rear section.
Tail: Flats mid- to low-mounted on tail fin and tapered with blunt tips. Large fin tapered with blunt tip.
Ecuador, India, Malaysia, Spain, Thailand, USA.
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