|The P260 demonstrator|
|Role||Military transport monoplane|
|National origin||United States|
The C-106 Loadmaster was a twin-engined high-wing cantilever monoplane with a retractable tailwheel landing gear. It was powered by two 600 hp Pratt & Whitney R-1340 engines. Two company owned P260 demonstrators were built and given the military designation C-106 Loadmaster. An order for 500 was cancelled due to a shortage of plywood.
- Military designation for company owned P260 prototype with two R-1340-S3H1 engines.
- Military designation for company owned P260 prototype with two R-1340-AN-2 engines.
Data from General characteristics
- Crew: 4
- Length: 51 ft 1 in (15.57 m)
- Wingspan: 64 ft 8 in (19.71 m)
- Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney R-1340 air-cooled radial piston engine, 600 hp (450 kW) each
- Maximum speed: 195 mph (314 km/h; 169 kn)
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