Croses Paras-Cargo

Croses Paras-Cargo

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name=EC-9 Paras-Cargo

type=Cargo plane
designer=Emilien Croses
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The Croses EC-9 Para-Cargo is a 1960s French six-seat tandem-wing cargo-carrying homebuilt aircraft designed by Emilien Croses. Developed from the earlier two-seat EC-6 Criquet and three-seat EC-8 Tourisme the Paras-Cargo was a cargo-carrying aircraft with a tailwheel landing gear and Mignet-type tandem wing. It could carry up to six persons or 450 kg (990 lb) of freight [ [ Photograph of Paras-Cargo with Information] ] and was intended especially with carrying skydivers in mind: the aircraft was equipped with a large side door that hinged inward and upward to facilitate skydiver egress. Another door at the rear of the fuselage was provided to allow oversize loads to be carried. Unlike other Croses tandem-wing designs, the Paras-Cargo had a conventional three-axis flight control system.

At least two examples (F-ACVC and F-PYBC) had been built by 1965.


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capacity=450 kg (990 lb) of freight "or" four skydivers "or" two stretchers with attendants
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External links

* [ Photograph of Paras-Cargo]

ee also

similar aircraft=
EC-3 PouplumeEC-6 CriquetEC-8 Tourisme • EC-9 Paras-Cargo
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