Noorduyn Norseman. Specifications. A photo.
Noorduyn Norseman. Specifications. A photo.

Noorduyn Norseman. Specifications. A photo.


Noorduyn Norseman - Canadian multi-purpose single-engine aircraft, manufactured by Aircraft «Norduyn Aircraft Inc.» with 1935 years.


Noorduyn Norseman photos


His appearance and design, the aircraft is not much different from other members of the single-engine aircraft of this era, however. in fact, the aircraft is multi-purpose in terms of their operation, and therefore, considered quite modern expert effective and popular.

In 30-x - 50-ies of the last century, the aircraft is actively used by a number of international airlines for their flights, in particular, this is due to high passenger capacity, the ability to carry large loads, as well as to land on the water, which in turn is very effective given the fact that the aircraft increasingly expected to operate in the territory of Canada itself, where the division of the island is very well defined.


Photo Noorduyn Norseman


Depending on the modification, Norseman can accommodate up to 10 passengers aboard the Noorduyn aircraft, which in turn provided carriers with the ability to carry out not only air travel on local lines, but also operate in an interregional framework. Only one pilot was required to operate the aircraft, which in turn did not cause additional costs and expenses for commercial air operators, and was more than effective. If necessary, the aircraft could carry on its board and 1434 kilogram of payload, which was also considered very effective and rational, and the maximum range of this aircraft is, depending on the modification and version of the aircraft, up to 1,5 thousand kilometers.

The power plant of the Noorduyn Norseman aircraft is represented by one piston radial 9-cylinder Pratt & Whitney R-1340-AN1 aircraft engine capable of developing 600 hp, which in turn provided the aircraft with a fairly impressive flight speed, reaching maximum values ​​of about 275 km \ h. The engine of the Noorduyn Norseman aircraft is quite simple in terms of its use, but at the same time it has high reliability, which is why, even despite more than 80 years of operation of the aircraft of this model, it can still be used today.

In addition to civil aviation aircraft Noorduyn Norseman also found its application in the military, where it was used as a transport aircraft, or as the aircraft for landing.


Aircraft Noorduyn Norseman


According to official data, the aircraft of this model produced in 12 different versions, the distinctive feature of which is the size used by the power plant, chassis type, maximum load capacity and others.

  • Noorduyn Norseman MkI - Basic production version, with the power plant with a capacity of 420 hp .;
  • Noorduyn Norseman MkII - Modified version with a power capacity of ustanvkoy 450 hp .;
  • Noorduyn Norseman MkIII - A modified version of a modified seating capacity, maximum vzlёtnym weight and dimensions of the aircraft;
  • Noorduyn Norseman MkIV - An improved version of the aircraft;
  • Noorduyn Norseman MkIVW - Training the military version of the aircraft designed for the US Air Force and Canada;
  • Noorduyn Norseman YC-64A - Modification of military aircraft;
  • Noorduyn Norseman C-64A - The military version of the aircraft;
  • Noorduyn Norseman JA-1 - An improved version of Noorduyn Norseman C-64A;
  • Noorduyn Norseman C-4B - A modified version of a military aircraft;
  • Noorduyn Norseman MkVI - Modfiitsirovanny variant produced during the Second World War;
  • Noorduyn Norseman MkV - a civilian version of the aircraft manufactured at the end of the Second World War;
  • Noorduyn Norseman MkVII - An improved version of a civilian aircraft.


To date, according to the end of the year 2014, in the operation of the aircraft was 191 from 904 built.


Specifications Noorduyn Norseman.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 10 people (depending on version);
  • aircraft Length: 9,86 m (depending on version).
  • Wingspan: 15,7 m (depending on version).
  • Plane Height: 3,07 m (depending on version).
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 1923 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 1434 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 3357 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 245 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 275 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1500 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 5180 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Pratt & Whitney R-1340-AN1 (depending on version);
  • Power: 600 hp (Depending on version).


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