SD-3 Sherpa (C23B)

Lift Capacity: 9140 LBS

Fuel Burn: 140 GPH

Military Slick: 25

Loads an Hour: 2

Civilian Capacity: 36

Military Full Combat: 20


Military designation C-23B, a twin-engine transport aircraft, based on the Short 330-UTT; it was fitted with a strengthened cabin floor with a roller conveyor system, plus a forward cargo door on the port side of the fuelage, equipped with a hydraulically operated full-width rear cargo door/ramp similar to the C-23A, but with cabin windows, stronger landing-gear, inward-opening paratroop doors at the rear of the fuselage and an air-operable two-section cargo ramp. Type certificate us currently owned Bombardier.