Countries of Origin. France, Germany.

Similar Aircraft G.222, C-123 Provider, Aviocar C-212, C-130 Hercules, An-12 Cub.
Crew Three.
Role Transport, cargo (93 equipped troops, tactical vehicles), airdrop, EW, surveillance, airborne command.
Armament Usually none.
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.


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