C-1 Transport Aircraft

C-1 Medium Transport

C-1 Transport Aircraft

The C-1 Transport Aircraft has greatly contributed to the enhancement of transportation capabilities of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. The Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) performance-an important qualification for tactical transport planes- was realized by a high-lift system consisting of a leading edge slat and a four-stage Fowler flap. This aircraft is also equipped with the latest electronic navigation devices, enabling it to fly at night and in all types of weather


Length 29.0m
Wingspan 30.6m
Height 10.0m
Maximum speed 800km/h
Cruising range 1300km

"Asuka," an STOL experimental aircraft based on the C-1, has also contributed to the establishment of STOL technology