Aviation Traders ATL.98 Carvair. Specifications. A photo.
Aviation Traders ATL.98 Carvair. Specifications. A photo.

Aviation Traders ATL.98 Carvair. Specifications. A photo.

Aviation Traders ATL.98 Carvair - British transport aircraft, developed in 1961, the aircraft manufacturer «Aviation Traders Limited».

Photo Aviation Traders ATL.98 Carvair

Designing an aircraft model Aviation Traders ATL.98 Carvair started by British engineers, aircraft designers in the late 50-ies of the last century. As a basis for the new aircraft, which were initiators of creation of the company in need of cargo aircraft, used a model aircraft Douglas DC-4, which has undergone a number of important changes that has provided aircraft and new operational capabilities and greater efficiency of its use.

In addition to transport various types of cargo, aircraft Aviation Traders ATL.98 Carvair supposed to also be used for the transport of persons, and, in this case was carried out relatively fast assembly of chairs and seats, however, due to the lack of comfort, the aircraft used for such purposes is extremely rare.

Aviation Traders ATL.98 Carvair photo

Due to the large amount of free space as well as a large cargo door ramp, the plane could carry out transportation on its board, and automobiles, which was very effective, however, the prospects of the aircraft was very low, due to the high cost of operation of these aircraft, therefore, already 70-ies of the last century to stop using planes.

The first flight of the aircraft Aviation Traders ATL.98 Carvair held in June 1961 years and due to the fact that the aircraft has successfully completed all required test trials by the end of this year 1961 transport aircraft went into production. Over the entire period of release, the British aircraft manufacturers 28 aircraft models Aviation Traders ATL.98 Carvair was built at the same time, today the operation of the aircraft is completely stopped and kept a few copies up exposure to several museums.

Aircraft Aviation Traders ATL.98 Carvair

At its board transport aircraft Aviation Traders ATL.98 Carvair can 10 to transport tons of payload, or, if the interior was equipped with a passenger - 25 people. aircraft crew consists of two persons, which minimized the costs of the operators, and it was quite effective.

The plane model Aviation Traders ATL.98 Carvair equipped with four-piston radial aircraft engines brands Pratt & Whitney R-2000-7M2 Twin Wasp, overall thrust of which is 5800 hp, and ensures that the aircraft a high load capacity. The maximum speed of flight of the aircraft Pratt & Whitney R-2000-7M2 Twin Wasp is 420 km \ h., While the maximum range is limited to repetition distance in 3700 kilometers.

Specifications Aviation Traders ATL.98 Carvair.

  • Crew: 2 person;
  • Passenger: 25 people;
  • aircraft Length: 31,27 m .;
  • Wingspan: 35,8 m .;
  • Plane Height: 9,09 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 19000 kg .;
  • Payload: 10000 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 33475 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 400 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 420 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 3700 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 6000 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: 4 x Pratt & Whitney R-2000-7M2 Twin Wasp;
  • Power: 4 x 1450 hp

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