Mission The C-37A is a twin-engine, turbofan aircraft acquired to fill the airlift mission for high-ranking government and Defense Department officials.
Features The aircraft contains a modern flight management system with a worldwide satellite based Global Positioning System. The aircraft is also equipped with both commercial and military communications equipment to provide secure voice and data capability.
General Characteristics Primary Function: Special air missions Builder: Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. Power Plant: Two BMW/Rolls Royce BR710-48 high bypass ratio turbofan engines Thrust: 14,464 pounds each engine Length: 96 feet, 5 inches (29.38 meters) Height: 25 feet, 11 inches (7.9 meters) Wingspan: 93 feet, 6 inches (28.5 meters) Speed: 600 mph (.885 Mach) maximum Maximum Altitude: 51,000 feet (15,544.8 meters) Maximum Takeoff Weight: 90,500 pounds (41,050 kilograms) Range: 6,300 miles (5,500 nautical miles) normal cruise Load: 12 passengers Unit Cost: $36 million Crew: Five Date Deployed: 1998 Inventory: Active force, 7; Air National Guard, 0; Reserve, 0
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