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377SGT Super Guppy Turbine

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24th July 2016
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Aircraft Data

With the cockpit, wings, tail and main undercarriage of the Boeing 377 and the nose gear from the Boeing 707 mated to a purpose built fuselage the aircraft was designed specifically for the transporting of out-sized loads.

Four Super Guppies were used by Airbus Industrie to transport aeroplane parts from various production facilities to the final assembly plant in Toulouse. Only one Super Guppy remains in service flown by NASA.

Summary data for Aero Spacelines 377SGT Super Guppy Turbine -
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
United States1965514n/a


4 x Allison 501-D/T56 (3750 - 4950 shp) turboprop engines.


Dimensions for Aero Spacelines 377SGT Super Guppy Turbine -
Length143 ft. 10 in.
Wing Span156 ft. 3 in.
Height46 ft. 3 in.
Empty Weight101,500 lbs.
Max Weight170,000 lbs.


Performance of Aero Spacelines 377SGT Super Guppy Turbine -
Max Speed270 kts
Cruise Speed252 kts
Ceiling32,000 ft.
Normal Range1,600nm
Max Range1,734nm

Updated 1st April 2009

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