C-119 F and G versions

The history of the former 15th Wing work horse dates back to 1947. The C-119 is actually a modified version of the C-82, which entered production at the end of World War II. A total of 1,112 units of four different versions will be built by the Fairchild factories. Eighteen units of the “F” type (year of construction 1951) will be followed by 28 units of the “G” type, built in 1952 and fitted with modified propellers.


Wing span 33.33 m

Length 26.41 m

Height 8.01 m

Engine 2 Wright R – 3350 – 89A of 3.500 PK

Maximum speed 380 Km / h at sea level

476 Km / h at 5,000 m

Cruising speed 321 Km / h

Range 3.120 to 3.670 Km

Ceiling 6.100 m

Empty weight 18.140 Kg

Maximum load weight 33.770 Kg

Number in service 46 (in total)

Registration C- 119 F: CP-1 to CP-8

C-119G: CP-9 to CP-46

1st commissioning 7 Oct ‘52

Decommissioned on 27 Jun ‘73