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BUFFALO, C-8A (DE HAVILLAND CANADA)

The high-mounted wings are straight from body to engines, and equally tapered outboard of engines to the blunt tips. Two turboprop engines are mounted under the wings’ leading edges. The fuselage is slab-sided with solid, rounded nose, a stepped cockpit and upswept rear section. The tail fin is slightly swept-back and tapered with square tip. The tail flats are equally tapered with blunt tips and high-mounted on the fin forming a T.

Specifications

Country of Origin Canada (DHC-5, CC-115)
Builder
RoleSTOL transport, cargo (41 troops, 1/4-ton vehicles, and freight)
Similar Aircraft C-7A Caribou
Wing Span96 ft (29.26 m)
Length 79 ft (24.08 m)
Height
Weight
Engine
Maximum speed
Cruising speed
Range
Service Ceiling
ArmamentUsually none
Crew Three
Cost
User Countries Abu Dhabi, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Honduras, Kenya, Mauritania, Mexico, Oman, Peru, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, United Arab Emirates, USA, Zaire, Zambia

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