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Curtiss C-46 specs
Last updated: 8 August 2013
Manufacturer:Curtiss
Country: United States of America
ICAO Type designator:C46
First flight:26 March 1940
Entry into service: 1941
Production ended: 1945
Production total:3341
Series: Curtiss C-46 Commando: Transport aircraft derived from original passenger model CW-20
Curtiss C-46 Super C: C-46 with JATO
Curtiss C-46A Commando: C-46 with R-2800-51 engines
Curtiss C-46D Commando: C-46 paratroop variant, fitted with an extra door on the port side
Curtiss C-46E Commando: C-46 utility transport variant, with large cargo door on the port side
Curtiss C-46F Commando: C-46 cargo transport variant with cargo doors on both sides and square cut wingtips;
Curtiss C-46R Commando: C-46 with Riddle Airlines conversion kit with higher cruise speed and payload
Curtiss C-46T Commando: unknown designation
Curtiss CW-20: Civilian model designation
Curtiss R5C-1 Commando: C-46A for U.S. Marine Corps
Curtiss TC-46A: C-46A crew training variant
Propulsion:2 piston engines
Maximum certificated number of passengers:62
Maximum certificated take-off mass:21772 kg
ICAO Mass group:3