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Japanese Kawasaki C-2

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Japanese Kawasaki C-2

The C-2 is a large twin engine military transport aircraft designed and built by Kawasaki Aerospace Company. Similar in appearance to the C-17 but with two engines, the C-2 entered service with the Japanese Air Self Defence Force (JASDF) in 2016.

The C-2 has a maximum take-off weight of 141,000kg and can fly for 4,100 nautical miles with a 20 tonne payload. RIAT 2018 is the type's first visit to both the Air Tattoo and the United Kingdom.

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