C-119 "Packet"

C-119 "Packet" (HMTJG)

Location: Pope Field, NC 28308 Cumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 9.948', W 79° 0.208'

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C-119C, Serial Number 50-33182.
This aircraft was originally Serial Number 50-0128.
On loan from the U.S. Air Force Museum Program.

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The Fairchild C-119, better known as the "Flying Boxcar", was capable of carrying 42 troops or up to 10,000 lbs of cargo. A versatile aircraft, it could also be used to tow up to a 30,000 lb glider. The C-119 was stationed at Pope AFB from 1952 to 1958.

Engines 2 3500 hp, radial, F&W R-4360
Crew: 2 pilots, 1 navigator, 1 crew chief, 1 radio operator
Length, 86 feet
Wing Span: 109 feet
Cruise: 210 mph
Range: 1770 miles
Gross Weight: 73,150 lbs

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This aircraft proudly maintained by the men and women of the 43d Operations Group.
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HM NumberHMTJG
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 6:46pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 681831 N 3893254
Decimal Degrees35.16580000, -79.00346667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 9.948', W 79° 0.208'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 9' 56.88" N, 79° 0' 12.48" W
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Area Code(s)910
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 Reilly Rd, Pope Field NC 28308, US
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