C-27J Spartan

C-27J Spartan

Description

12 airplanes have been bought and most of them have already been delivered. The C-27s is operating from the 354 Squadron “Pigasos”, which stopped its operations in late 1970s. The legendary Noratlas airplanes, which carried out the “Niki” mission in Cyprus in July 1974, a few days after the Turkish invasion, belonged to 354 Squadron. The Hellenic C-27J Spartans wear a single-colour gray camouflage.

Specifications:

  • Crew: 3
  • Engine: 2 Rolls Royce AE 2100D2 turboprops
  • Wing Span: 28.70 m
  • Length: 22.70 m
  • Maximum Speed: 602 km/hour
  • Service Ceiling: 9.150m or 30.000 ft