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ATRs And C-27Js  
User currently offlineMasseyBrown From United States of America, joined Dec 2002, 5889 posts, RR: 7
Posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1371 times:

Is the C-27J an outgrowth of Alenia's ATR program, or is it just a matter of both being high-wing, twin turboprops? I can't find enough C-27 specs to decide.


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User currently onlineSpacepope From Vatican City, joined Dec 1999, 3180 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 1350 times:

The C-27J is an outgrowth of the C-27A, also known as the G.222. I believe this design predates the ATR design by quite a bit. Many of the similarities come from the high wing with fuselage podded landing gear design.


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User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12769 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 1330 times:
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Is anyone able to provide a pic of an C-27A?

User currently offlineMasseyBrown From United States of America, joined Dec 2002, 5889 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 1321 times:

Several C-27A pix located at this site:

http://www.fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/ac/c-27.htm



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User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12769 posts, RR: 17
Reply 4, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 1313 times:
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Sweet as, thanks MassyBrown for the pics.

User currently offlineMasseyBrown From United States of America, joined Dec 2002, 5889 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 12 hours ago) and read 1240 times:

Now that I've seen some of the comparative numbers, I guess the planes reflect their missions and the solutions of the same group of engineers, but have little if any hardware in common.

Thanks for the G.222 steer, spacepope.



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