Overview: The C-21 is a twin turbofan engine
aircraft used for cargo and passenger airlift. The
aircraft is the military version of the Lear Jet 35A
business jet. In addition to providing cargo and
passenger airlift, the aircraft is capable of
transporting one litter or five ambulatory patients
during aeromedical evacuations.
Corridor connections: Keesler Air Force Base, MS
|C-21 provides passenger and cargo service.
|Air Force image
Primary function: Passenger and cargo airlift
Contractor: Learjet, Inc.
Power plant: 2 Garrett TFE-731-2-2B
Length: 48 feet, 7 inches
Height: 12 feet, 3 inches
Wingspan: 39 feet, 6 inches
Speed: 530 mph
Range: 2,306 miles
Ceiling: 45,000 feet
Initial operating capability: April 1984
Inventory: Active forces, 35; ANG, 21;
Source: U.S. Air Force