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Ford Trimotor

Specifications (Ford 5-AT Trimotor)General characteristics Crew: 3 (1 Flight attendant) Capacity: ten passengers Cost: $42,000 in 1933 Length: 50 ft 3 in (15.32 m) Wingspan: 77 ft 10 in (23.72 m) Height: 12 ft 8 in (3.86 m) Wing area: 835 ft² (77.6 m²) Empty weight: 7,840 lb (3,560 kg) Loaded weight: 10,130 lb (4,590 kg) Max takeoff weight: 13,500 lb (6,120 kg Fuel capacity: normally 230 US gallons (886 liters) Fuel consumption: about 45 gallons per hour (173 litres per hour)) Powerplant: 3 × Pratt & Whitney Wasp C 9-cylinder radial engines, 420 hp (313 kW) each Performance Maximum speed: 150 mph (241 km/h, 130 kts) Cruise speed: 90 mph (145 km/h, 78 kts) Stall speed: 64 mph (103 km/h, 56 kts) Range: 550 mi (885 km, 478 nm) Service ceiling: 18,500 ft (5,640 m) Rate of climb: ft/min (m/s) Wing loading: 16.17 lb/ft² (78.87 kg/m²) Power/mass: 10.71 lb/hp (6.52 kg/kW)

Ford Trimotor
johnbr, Oct 16, 2011
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