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C-12 Huron logistics aircraft

 
Description
United States Navy/United States Marine Corps -- A multi-mission aircraft that provides high-priority transportation for personnel and cargo, range clearance, courier flights, medical evacuation, and humanitarian rescue or assistance, multi-engine pilot training and testing assets. The UC-12B/F/M Huron is the military version of the King Air 200 aircraft manufactured by Hawker Beechcraft Corporation. The UC-12W Huron is a modified version of Hawker Beechcraft’s King Air 350 and is a modern and improved variant of the UC-12B/F/M.
 
Features
The Huron is a low-wing, T-tail monoplane with two turboprop engines. The cabin can be readily configured to accommodate passengers, cargo or both.
 
Point Of Contact
Naval Air Systems Command
Public Affairs Department
47123 Buse Road, Unit IPT
Bldg. 2272, Suite 075
Patuxent River, MD 20670-5440
(301)757-1487
 
General Characteristics
Primary Function: Light passenger and cargo airlift.
Contractor: Raytheon Aircraft Company (Formally Beech Aircraft).
Date Deployed: 1994.
Unit Cost: $6 million.
Propulsion: Two Pratt & Whitney PT-6A-1 (UC-12B) and PT6A-42 (UC-12F/M) turboprop engines; each deliver 850 shaft horsepower each.
Length: 43 feet 10 inches (13.3 meters).
Height: 15 feet (4.57 meters).
Weight: Max. gross, take-off: 13,500 lbs.
Airspeed: Max.: 294 knots (334 mph, 544 kph).
Ceiling: 35,000 feet (10,668 meters).
Range: 1,974 nautical miles (3,658 km).
Crew: Two.
 
Last Update: 10 April 2017