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UC-12 Huron Logistics Aircraft

Last updated: 27 Jul 2020

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-12F/M Huron is the military version of the King Air 200 aircraft manufactured by Hawker Beechcraft Corporation, now Textron. The UC-12W Huron is a modified version of King Air 350 and is a modern and improved variant of the UC-12F/M.

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.

General Characteristics
Type/Model/Series: UC-12 F/M/W, RC-12M
Primary Function: Light passenger and cargo airlift
Contractor: Textron Aviation
Date Deployed: UC-12F: 1986; UC-12M: 1987; UC-12W: 2010
Propulsion: (2) PT6A-42 (UC-12F/M) turboprop engines; each deliver 850 shaft horsepower each; (2) Pratt & Whitney PT6A-60A turboprop engines (UC-12W) Length: 43 feet 10 inches (13.3 meters)
Height: 15 feet (4.57 meters)
Weight: UC-12F/M: Max. gross, takeoff: 12,500 pounds (UC-12F/M); Max. gross, takeoff: 16,500 pounds (UC-12W)
Crew: Two


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