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C-50A Titan WIP 3 by Venom800TT C-50A Titan WIP 3 by Venom800TT
The C-50A Titan is an ultra heavy lift transport designed for both military and civilian needs. It is capable of transporting up to 1,145 tons of cargo ranging from oversized heavy equipment like mobile cranes, to M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks. Like other large transport aircraft, it utilizes a roller based floor to allow for easy loading and unloading of palletized cargo. It also is capable of handling intermodal shipping containers, which allows for unprecedented versatility for such a large platform.
It has strategic range when used as a military transport, which allows it to carry nearly ship-like payloads Trans-Atlantic or Trans-Pacific. Due to the immense size of the aircraft, it is limited to only airfields with at least 250 ft wide runways and reinforced taxiways. It also requires a 10,000 ft runway length. Overall ground pressure is comparable to heavy lift aircraft such as the Boeing 747-8F, Antonov An-225, and the now cancelled Airbus A380F.



Dimensions & Capacities:

Crew:
3; pilot, co-pilot, loadmaster

Length:
316 ft (96.31 m)

Span:
450 ft (137.16 m)

Height:
65 ft (19.81 m)

Main Cargo Deck Length:
200 ft (60.96 m)

Main Cargo Deck Width:
60 ft (18.288 m)

Main Cargo Deck Height:
21 ft (6.096 m)

Upper Cargo Deck Length:
100 ft (30.48 m)

Upper Cargo Deck Width:
20 ft (6 m)

Upper Cargo Deck Height:
8 ft (2.438 m)

Wing Area:
N/A

Weight:
900,000 lbs (408,233.133 kg) empty
4,000,000 lbs (1,270,058.636 kg) maximum takeoff weight

Wing Loading:
N/A

Payload:
2,290,000 lbs (1,038,726.53 kg)

Fuel Capacity:
800,000 lbs (gallons)
249,203.65 kg (310,403.76 liters)


Performance:

Maximum Speed:
Mach .93 @ 30,000 ft
Mach 0.90 cruise @ 30,000 ft

Range:
10,000+ miles @ max payload unrefueled

Ceiling:
40,000 ft

G Limits:
5+ Empty/3+ Loaded
2- Empty/2- Loaded


Engines:

4 GE/VAAS GEV-200A high bypass turbofans, 200,000 lbs of thrust each


Weapons:

N/A


Electronics:

Sensors/Countermeasures:
Weather radar (Model not yet determined)
AN/AAR-57 CMWS
AN/AAQ-24 DIRCM
AN/ALE-47 CMDS
AN/ALR-67v3 ASR

Flight Control/Avionics:
Two primary CELL based flight control computers/data processors
Two backup CELL based flight control computers/data processors


Structure:

Landing gear:
Twin nose gear struts, One 4 wheel bogie per strut
Seven main gear struts, One 12 wheel bogie per strut

Control Surfaces:
Elevons
Split flaps
Rudders
Leading edge slats
Spoilers

Construction Materials:
45% Carbon Fiber Composite
35% Aluminum-Yttrium-Nickel alloy (AL-Y-Ni)
10% Titanium Alloy
10% Other


Potential Customers:

United States Navy
United States Air Force (Air Mobility Command)
Private shipping companies


Glossary:

MTOW = Maximum Take Off Weight
DIRCM = Directed InfraRed Counter Measure
CMWS = Common Missile Warning System
CMDS = Counter-Measures Dispenser System
MTOW = Maximum Take Off Weight
ASR = Advanced Special Receiver
KTS = Knots
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:iconviperarmy:
viperarmy Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Student Artist
cool aircraft
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Venom800TT Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks.
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:iconfiretronthehedgehog:
FiretrontheHedgehog Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
My reaction: "Damn, that's big!"
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:iconvenom800tt:
Venom800TT Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
lol
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:iconfiretronthehedgehog:
FiretrontheHedgehog Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That's like a Raven up close to Celestia! HOLY CRAP!!
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Louis-the-Hedgehog Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013
X-48 Much?
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:iconvenom800tt:
Venom800TT Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Not really.
Yes it is a BWB design, but the X-48 had no influence in the design. I was more so inspired by a Popular Mechanics rendering of a future BWB from 2003. Also was inspired by a BWB design I saw at the Hiller Aviation Museum back in 2006. My original drawing dates back to around 2005-2006, before I even joind dA lol...
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Louis-the-Hedgehog Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013
I find that hard to believe. Here is an image of the X-48.
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Venom800TT Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
lol, shouldn't be hard to believe. The BWB concept actually dates back at least to the 1960's. If I can find the original drawing I did years ago, I will have to scan it.
Anyway I lack the more conventional tail that the X-48C has. Not to mention four engines rather than two. Also may go back to my older design with fuselage mounted engines rather than pylon mounted ones. My fuselage itself is also shaped quite a bit different than the X-48, as my fuselage is much deeper to allow for carriage of oversized items.
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templar127 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2011
I salute ur work dude!
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