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Vahe Demirjian

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The book American Secret Projects: US Airlifters Since 1962 describes in detail the Model 2007 carrier on-board delivery aircraft project, which was basically a scaled-down Model 1906A with a swing-tail loading arrangement. Two versions of the Model 2007 were envisaged, the four-engine Model 2007-1 and the twin-engine Model 2007-2. Specifications for both variants (from page 157 of ASP3) are as follows:

Model 2007-1
Powerplant: four 1,451 shp (1,082 kW) Lycoming T53 turboprops
Length: 68 ft (20.6 meters)
Span: 78.6 ft (23.97 meters)
Height: 23 ft 7.5 in (7.21 meters)
Wing area: 765 sq ft (71.14 sq meters)
Max take-off weight: 46,300 lb (21,020 kg)
Payload: 8,000 lb (3,640 kg)
Cargo area: 76 in high x 104 in wide x 443 in long
Max speed: 257 kt (476 km/h)
Cruise speed: 236 kt (437 km/h)
Range: 1,500 nautical miles (2,777 km)
Ferry range: 2,875 nautical miles (5,322 km)

Model 2007-2
Powerplant: two 4,330 shp (3,290 kW) General Electric T64 turboprops
Length: 63.33 ft (25.6 meters)
Span: 72.5 ft (22.11 meters)
Height: 23 ft 5.5 in (7.13 meters)
Wing area: 650 sq ft (60.45 sq meters)
Max take-off weight: 40,400 lb (18,342 kg)
Payload: 8,000 lb (3,640 kg)
Cargo area: 76 in high x 104 in wide x 387 in long
Max speed: 310 kt (574 km/h)
Cruise speed: 236 kt (437 km/h)
Range: 1,500 nautical miles (2,777 km)
Ferry range: 2,820 nautical miles (5,220 km)

If anyone can post photocopies of Douglas company drawings of the Model 2007 on this thread, I'd be enlightened.
 

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