Fairchild C-82 Packet C-119 Flying Boxcar (Aerofax) by Alwyn T Lloyd

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By Alwyn T Lloyd

Those professional US army freighters have an important heritage and are popular yet underpublished. First flown in 1944, with deliveries from the top of 1945, the C-82 was once the 1st freighter to truly make the most of the uninterrupted shipment carry and ground-level loading benefits conferred by way of the twin-boom format. A deliberate long creation run was once canceled after VJ-Day in order that the entire quantity outfitted was once 220, a few of which served within the Berlin Airlift. a higher model, redesignated because the C-119, was once built from 1947 with deliveries starting in 1949. It featured extra robust engines, a widened fuselage, and re-designed cockpit quarter. approximately 1,100 C-119s have been in-built a number of types, the main a number of of which used to be the C-119G. the kind observed long and critical provider mostly with the USA Air strength Troop service Command wings, army Air shipping carrier, and the Air strength Reserve. It participated widely within the Korean struggle, flying from Japan, and gave sterling provider for a few years thereafter. in another country clients incorporated Belgium, Italy, and Taiwan. there have been additionally a variety of experimental models. This Aerofax may be a precious tribute to a a bit of unrecognized and unsung workhorse.

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