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military transport aircraft

Definition/Scope: Aircraft designed primarily for the carriage of personnel and/or cargo. Transport aircraft may be classed according to range, as follows: a. Short-range--Not to exceed 1200 nautical miles at normal cruising conditions (2222 Km). b. Medium-range--Between 1200 and 3500 nautical miles at normal cruising conditions (2222 and 6482 Km). c. Long-range--Exceeds 3500 nautical miles at normal cruising conditions (6482 Km).

Used For:

advanced cargo transport
airlift aircraft
presidential aircraft
transport aircraft (military)

Broader Terms:

military aircraft

Narrower Terms:

A400M Airlifter
airbus (jet transport)
C-11 Gulfstream II
C-118 Air Force One
C-118 Liftmaster
C-119 Flying Boxcar
C-123 Provider
C-130 Hercules
C-131 Samaritan
C-135 Stratolifter
C-137C Air Force One
C-141 Starlifter
C-160 Transall
C-17 Globemaster
C-20 Gulfstream III
C-46 Commando
C-47 Dakota
C-5 Galaxy
C-54 Skymaster
C-54 Skymaster Sacred Cow
C-9 Nightingale
carrier onboard delivery aircraft
Columbine II
Columbine III
DC-6 Liftmaster Independence
KC-10A Extender
KC-767 Tanker Transport
light transport aircraft
Osprey aircraft
strategic transport aircraft
tactical transport aircraft
VC-137 aircraft
VC-25A Air Force One

Related Terms:

airborne operations
airlift capability
cargo helicopter
light aircraft
transport vehicle

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