Countries of Origin. France, Germany.
|Similar Aircraft||G.222, C-123 Provider, Aviocar C-212, C-130 Hercules, An-12 Cub.|
|Role||Transport, cargo (93 equipped troops, tactical vehicles), airdrop, EW, surveillance, airborne command.|
|Dimensions||Length: 106 ft, 3 in (32.4 m). Span: 131 ft, 3 in (40 m).|
C-160 Transall WEFT Description
|Wings||High-mounted and equally tapered outboard of engines with blunt tips.|
|Engine(s)||Two turboprops mounted under and extend beyond wings’ leading edges.|
|Fuselage||Long, thick, and tapered to the rear with round, solid nose. Stepped cockpit and upswept tail section.|
|Tail||Flats mid-mounted on thinned body, equally tapered with blunt tips. Fin is tall and tapered with a blunt tip and a fairing in the leading edge.|
Countries which Fly the C-160 Transall
France, Germany, South Africa, Turkey.
C-160 Transall Manufacturer Web Site
The C-160 Transall was manufactured by Aerospatiale and MBB.
Aerospatiale is now part of EADS.
MBB (Messerschmitt-Bolkow-Blohm) was purchased by DASA (Deutsche Aerospace AG) and is now EADS Germany.