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Short 360

Light Utility Transport Aircraft

Short 360

Light Utility Transport Aircraft

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SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
HISTORY
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OVERVIEW



Just 165 of the robust Short Brothers Model 360 fixed-wing transports were produced from 1981 until 1991.
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ORIGIN: United Kingdom
YEAR: 1982
MANUFACTURER(S): Short Brothers - UK
PRODUCTION: 165
OPERATORS: United States; Venezuela
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the Short 360 model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 2
LENGTH: 70.87 feet (21.6 meters)
WIDTH: 74.80 feet (22.8 meters)
HEIGHT: 23.79 feet (7.25 meters)
WEIGHT (EMPTY): 17,350 pounds (7,870 kilograms)
WEIGHT (MTOW): 27,117 pounds (12,300 kilograms)
ENGINE: 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67R turboprop engines developing 1,425 horsepower each.
SPEED (MAX): 292 miles-per-hour (470 kilometers-per-hour; 254 knots
RANGE: 733 miles (1,180 kilometers; 637 nautical miles)
CEILING: 20,013 feet (6,100 meters; 3.79 miles)
RATE-OF-CLIMB: 955 meters (291 meters-per-minute)




ARMAMENT



None.
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• Model 360 - Base Series Designation.
• Model 360-100
• Model 360 Advanced
• Model 360-300
• Model 360-300F
• C-23 "Sherpa"






Our Data Modules allow for quick visual reference when comparing a single entry against contemporary designs. Areas covered include general ratings, speed assessments, and relative ranges based on distances between major cities.

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Relative Maximum Speed Rating
Hi: 300mph
Lo: 150mph
    This entry's maximum listed speed (292mph).

    Graph average of 225 miles-per-hour.
City-to-City Ranges
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  NYC
Graph showcases the Short 360's operational range (on internal fuel) when compared to distances between major cities.
Aviation Era
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Useful in showcasing the era cross-over of particular aircraft/aerospace designs.
Unit Production Comparison
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
165
165

  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

  ** Military Market High belongs to Ilyushin Il-2.


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Supported Roles
A2A
Interception
UAV
Ground Attack
CAS
Training
ASW
Anti-Ship
AEW
MEDEVAC
EW
Maritime/Navy
SAR
Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
VIP
Passenger
Business
Recon
SPECOPS
X-Plane/Development
A2A=Air-to-Air; UAV=Unmanned; CAS=Close Support; ASW=Anti-Submarine; AEW=Airborne Early Warning; MEDEVAC=Medical Evac; EW=Electronic Warfare; SAR=Search-Rescue