Rockwell Commander 700. Specifications. A photo.
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Rockwell Commander 700. Specifications. A photo.

Rockwell Commander 700. Specifications. A photo.

Rockwell Commander 700 - twin-engine corporate aircraft American-made, designed in 1975, the company «Rockwell International».

Photo Rockwell Commander 700

The Rockwell Commander 700 model aircraft is an administrative type aircraft, used, as a rule, to carry out business transportation. Work on its design was deployed by American aircraft builders at the beginning of the 70-ies of the last century, and it was assumed that due to the rather low cost, the project could become very popular among future operators, but due to low flying performance, the aircraft and Could not become in demand. However, in addition to the business transportation business, Rockwell Commander 700 also later became a tourist aircraft, and, quite effectively, however, due to the discontinued production, its operation in this area of ​​civil aviation is very limited.

Due to the presence of powerful piston engines, as well as in view of the factors that the fuselage of the aircraft has excellent aerodynamic shape, Rockwell Commander 700 model aircraft has a very acceptable figure maneuverability, which is also in a certain way has a beneficial effect on the rate of its management.

Rockwell Commander 700 photo

The first flight of the administrative type aircraft Rockwell Commander 700 took place in November 1975. In the course of tests and tests, the aircraft very successfully demonstrated its capabilities, which is why it received a certificate and from the year 1976 began to be mass-produced. The production period of the Rockwell Commander 700 aircraft was very short - for the entire production time 49 aircraft of this model were built (including modifications), however, despite more than 40-year-old age, the aircraft of this model continue to be actively used and to this day .

On board the aircraft Rockwell Commander 700 can accommodate up to six people, including 1-2 crew members (allowed aircraft control if there is only one pilot) and 4-5 passengers, thus, interior layout remains unchanged, while its design allowed to change at the request of the future owner. For transportation of any cargo Rockwell Commander 700 aircraft adapted very poorly, however, additional equipment can be installed on board, which makes it possible to operate the aircraft for any particular purpose.

Cabin Rockwell Commander 700

The aircraft is equipped with Rockwell Commander 700 power plant consisting of two piston aircraft engines brands Lycoming TIO-540-R2AD, the power of each of which is 340 hp The maximum distance that the Rockwell Commander 700 aircraft can carry air travel, limited distance in 2225 kilometers, with cruising speed of its flight is 380 km \ h.

US aircraft manufacturers granted any aircraft of this model in two basic versions:

  • Rockwell Commander 700 - The basic version of the aircraft;
  • Rockwell Commander 710 - A modernized version of the aircraft, equipped with a more powerful power plant.

Specifications Rockwell Commander 700.

  • Crew: 1-2 person;
  • Passenger: 4-5 people;
  • aircraft Length: 12,03 m .;
  • Wingspan: 12,94 m .;
  • Plane Height: 4,05 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 2135 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 1015 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 3150 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 380 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 410 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 2225 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 8400 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: 2 x Lycoming TIO-540-R2AD (depending on version);
  • Power: 2 x 340 hp (Depending on the version)

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