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Douglas DC-4/C-54/R5D4 Skymaster

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R5D-4
DO02004

R5D-4
DO02005
 

 

The DC-4 initially was targeted at the civil airline market but was pressed into military service as the C-54 during WW2. The a/c remained popular after the war remaining in military service until the late 1960's. A number are still in service today as transport and fire bombers.

General:

Type: Transport

Crew: 3

Seating: 49

First Flight: 7/Jun/1938

Specifications

 

Propulsion

 

Performance

 

Length:

Height:

Wingspan:

Empty Weight:

Gross Weight:

93' 11"

27' 6.25"

117' 6"

38000 lbs.

73000 lbs.

No. Engines:

Horsepower:

Power plant:

4

1350 hp per engine

Pratt & Whitney R-2000-7 Twin Wasp

Range:

Speed (max):

Speed (cruise):

Climb:

Ceiling:

3900 miles

274 mph

239 mph

1070 ft/sec

22500 ft

Armament:

None

       

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