DHC-4 Caribou interior (Museo del Aire, Madrid)

After climbing the ladder, we will get acquainted with the cabin "Caribou".

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

The aircraft is designed to carry 32 soldiers, or 29 parachutists.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

Folding seats allow you to place 22 injured people on stretchers or large loads weighing up to 4 tons.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

In the rear part of the fuselage there is a folding ramp like most military transport aircraft.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

The remote control of the ramp. Here you can see the signs "Check Ground clearance" and the permissible specific load on the floor of the cargo cabin is 200 pounds per square foot (976 kg/sq. m).

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

Locks for dropping cargo through the ramp in flight.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

Control cables for the stabilizer and its trimmers.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

A cable is stretched under the ceiling , which is hooked to the hooks of the forced opening of parachutes.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

Landing can also be done through the side doors, they also fit the cable.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

Instructor's remote control with two buttons: "caution" and " jump".

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

Intercom device for communicating the instructor with the personal radio stations of paratroopers.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

Left door with a folding staircase.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

Let's look into the cockpit. The crew of the "Caribou" consists of two people.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

Commander's dashboard.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

Central panel with engine control devices and radar screen. This device appeared as a result of modernization, the basic model did not have a radar.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

Center console, stabilizer flywheel and landing gear emergency release lever.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

Chairs of rigid construction, have height adjustment.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид

Behind the pilots' seats is the instrument compartment. Here we see the oxygen device and the FM622A transceiver.

DHC-4 'Caribou' cabin, Мадрид