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C-1 Medium Transport

C-1 Medium Transport

C-1 Medium Transport

The C-1 Medium Transport has greatly contributed to the transportation capabilities of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force by improving short take-off and landing (STOL), which is an essential ability for tactical transport aircraft, through a high-lift system consisting of a leading edge slat and four-stage fowler flap. This aircraft is also equipped with the latest electronic navigation devices which enable it to fly at night and in all types of weather.

Specification

Length 29.0m
Wingspan 30.6m
Height 10.0m
Maximum speed 800km/h
Cruising range 1300km

"Asuka" an STOL experimental aircraft manufactured based on the C-1, has also contributed to the establishment of STOL technology.


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