transport aircraft

What is transport aircraft?

transport aircraft meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
Aircraft designed primarily for the carriage of personnel and/or cargo. Transport aircraft may be classed according to range, as follows: a. Short-range–Not to exceed 1200 nautical miles at normal cruising conditions (2222 Km). b. Medium-range–Between 1200 and 3500 nautical miles at normal cruising conditions (2222 and 6482 Km). c. Long-range–Exceeds 3500 nautical miles at normal cruising conditions (6482 Km).

 

reference: MASS – Military Glossary

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