Savoia-Marchetti S.71
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Savoia-Marchetti S.71
S.71
Walter Castor II a Savoia Marchetti S.71a.jpg
Role Eight-passenger light transport
Italy
Manufacturer Savoia-Marchetti
First flight 1930
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The Savoia-Marchetti S.71 was an Italian eight-passenger light transport designed and built by Savoia-Marchetti. The S.71 was a three-engine, high-wing cantilever monoplane with a fixed tailwheel landing gear. It had a crew of four and room for eight passengers. The first four aircraft were powered by three 190 kW (260 hp) Walter Castor II radial engines, but the last three had 276 kW (370 hp) Piaggio P.VII engines.

Savoia-Marchetti S.71 and Walter Castor II, Ala Littoria

Specifications (Castor-powered)

Data from [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 4
  • Capacity: 8 passengers
  • Length: 14 m (45 ft 11¼ in)
  • Wingspan: 21.20 m (69 ft 6¾ in)
  • Height: 4.10 m (13 ft 5½ in)
  • Wing area: 60 m2 (645.86 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 2,900 kg (6,393 lb)
  • Gross weight: 4,600 kg (10,141 lb)
  • Powerplant: 3 × Walter Castor II radial engine, 190 kW (260 hp) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 235 km/h (146 mph)
  • Range: 1,600 km (994 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 5,250 m (17,550 ft)

Armament

References

  1. ^ Oribis 1985, page 2894
  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions.
  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.

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