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DOUGLAS VC-118



C-118A (R6D) Liftmaster


Official Designation C-118A (R6D) Liftmaster
Primary Role Military transport
Secondary Role Presidential transport
National Origin USA
Original Contractor Douglas Aircraft Corporation
Wingspan 117 feet, 6 inches
Length 106 feet, 9 inches
Height at Tail 28 feet, 9 inches
Armament None
Engines Four Pratt & Whitney R-2800 radials
Horsepower 2,400 shp each (with water injection)
Cruise Speed 265 mph
Max Speed 360 mph
Range 4,000 miles
Service Ceiling 27,200 feet
Operating Weight Unknown
Max Payload 50,000 pounds or 74 troops
Max Takeoff Weight 108,000 pounds
Date Deployed 1947
Total Produced 165 aircraft