Lockheed C-141B Starlifter (L-300) Aircraft Data
Photo ID 189435 by Sergio Gava. USA Air Force Lockheed C 141B Starlifter L 300, 65 0218
The Lockheed C-141 Starlifter was a military strategic airlifter in service with the Air Mobility Command (AMC) of the United States Air Force. The aircraft also served with AMC-gained airlift wings and air mobility wings of the Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) and the Air National Guard (ANG) and, in later years, one air mobility wing of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC) dedicated to C-141, C-5, C-17 and KC-135 training.
The entire fleet of 270 in-service C-141As were stretched, adding needed payload volume. The conversion program took place between 1977 and 1982, with first delivery taking place in December 1979. These modified aircraft were designated C-141B.
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • First Flight: 1977
  • Initial Service Date: 1979
  • No. Built: 270
  • No. In Service: 0
  • No. of Hardpoints: 0
  • Crew: 5-6

Power:

4× Pratt & Whitney TF33-P-7 turbofans at 20,250 lbf

Weapons:

Dimensions:

Length: 148 ft. 4 in.
Wing Span: 160 ft. 0 in.
Wing Area: 3,228 sq.ft
Height: 39 ft. 3 in.
Empty Weight: 148,120 lbs
Max. Weight: 343,000 lbs
Internal Fuel: 153,352 lbs

Performance:

Max. Speed: 567 mph
Cruise Speed: 520 mph
Service Ceiling: 41,000 ft.
Normal Range: 2,935 nm
Max. Range: 6,140 nm

Operators:

United States Air Force
- Air Mobility Command (AMC)
- Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC)
- Air Education and Training Command (AETC)
- Air National Guard (ANG)

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