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Lockheed VC-140B 'JetStar'

Description
  Manufacturer:Lockheed
  Base model:C-140
  Designation:VC-140
  Version:B
  Nickname:JetStar
  Equivalent to: JetStar 6
  Designation System:U.S. Air Force
  Designation Period:1925-1962
  Basic role:Transport
  Modified Mission:Staff transport

Specifications
  Length: 60' 5" 18.4 m
  Height:20' 6" 6.2 m
  Wingspan: 53' 8" 16.3 m
  Wingarea: 542.5 sq ft 50.3 sq m
  Empty Weight: 19,302 lb 8,753 kg
  Gross Weight: 38,288 lb 17,364 kg
  Max Weight: 42,000 lb 19,047 kg

Propulsion
  No. of Engines: 4
  Powerplant: Pratt & Whitney J60-P-5
  Thrust (each): 3,000 lb 1,360 kg

Performance
  Range: 2,220 miles 3,574 km
  Cruise Speed: 507 mph 816 km/h 441 kt
  Max Speed: 573 mph 922 km/h 498 kt
  Climb: 5,600 ft/min 1,706 m/min
  Ceiling: 38,000 ft 11,582 m

Known serial numbers
61-2488 / 61-2493

Examples of this type may be found at
MuseumCityState
Museum of AviationWarner Robins AFBGeorgia
Pima Air & Space MuseumTucsonArizona
United States Air Force MuseumWright-PattersonOhio

VC-140B on display

Museum of Aviation

Pima Air & Space Museum

United States Air Force Museum
  


 

Recent comments by our visitors
 Ron Ciura
 buffalo, NY
Often used by VP Humphrey & was referred to as "Air Force 1/2"
12/14/2007 @ 17:49 [ref: 18918]
 William O Love
 Rome, GA
Your's is second only to the USAF museum at Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio. While assigned to the 99th MAS, Andrews AFB, I have flown many missions on ole 2488.
05/09/2005 @ 23:34 [ref: 10171]

 
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