Base model:C-142
  Designation System:U.S. Air Force
  Designation Period:1925-1962
  Basic role:Transport

  Length: 58' 2" 17.7 m
  Height:25' 8" 7.8 m
  Wingspan: 67' 6" 20.5 m
  Gross Weight: 41,498 lb 18,820 kg
  Max Weight: 41,500 lb 18,820 kg

  No. of Engines: 4
  Powerplant: General Electric T64-GE
  Horsepower (each): 3080

  Range: 820 miles 1,320 km
  Cruise Speed: 235 mph 378 km/h 204 kt
  Max Speed: 400 mph 644 km/h 348 kt
  Ceiling: 25,000 ft 7,619 m

Known serial numbers
62-5921 / 62-5925

Examples of this type may be found at
United States Air Force MuseumWright-PattersonOhio

XC-142A on display

United States Air Force Museum


Recent comments by our visitors
 Arhur North
 Tampa,, FL
To Hugo Teague. I was line chief on the XC 142 for 4 years and your Granfather was my assitant. when I retired in 1968 your Grandfater replaced me as line Chief and I understand he made Warrent Officer later. If I can answer any questions for you Call me at 813 238 8976 or email me (artnor@msn.com) I live in tampa, FL and at 82 years old I am still flying my own Aircraft (Ercoupe 525 SL )AND riding a YAMAHA 650 Motorcycle. would be glad to hear from you and any others who were connected to this Machine. Art North
01/18/2009 @ 12:00 [ref: 23511]
 Barrett Hails
 Montgomery, AL
My grandfather Col. Sam Barrett Also flew the xc 142 and he told me that yes the props are linked by a common drive shaft... i will ask my grandfather if he knew yours email me if you wish ebhails@olemiss.edu
01/03/2006 @ 18:48 [ref: 12078]
 Ron Griffith
 , TX
Look at the Vought Aircraft Heritage Foundation website
www.voughtaircraft.com/heritage here you will find out a lot of info on all of Chance Vought Co. aircraft. Good Hunting
08/22/2005 @ 22:59 [ref: 11065]
 Ken Trawinski
 Coppell, TX
Where the C-142 ever put into production, and has any branch of the military accepted delivery of a squadron of these aricraft. Are the engines, tied together by a common shaft so that if one engine fails does another engine take over and continue to turn the prop of the failed engine. Thank you.

07/14/2004 @ 17:51 [ref: 7832]
 Hugo Teague
 Fort Wayne, IN
My grandfather Charles Teague test flew the xc-142.I would like some information on the xc-142 and my grandfather
07/15/2001 @ 01:20 [ref: 2672]