Some 27 Boeing Model 247D airliners were impressed for USAAF service (under the designation C-73), but their limited payload and small doors dictated their use for secondary tasks such as pilot ferrying before they were returned to civil use in 1945.
Additional information on this aircraft
can be found at Wikipedia
(updated February 2009)
Type: transport Crew: 3, plus 10 passengers Armament: none Specifications: Length: 51' 7" (15.72 m) Height: (not listed) Wingspan: 74' 0" (22.56 m) Wing area: 836 sq. ft (77.66 sq. m) Empty Weight: (not listed) Max Weight: 13,650 lb (6192 kg) max at takeoff Propulsion: No. of Engines: 2 Powerplant: Pratt & Whitney R-1340-AN-1 Wasp radial Horsepower: 600 hp each Performance: Range: 745 miles (1199 km) Cruise Speed: 189 mph ( 304 km/h) Max Speed: 200 mph ( 322 km/h) Ceiling: 25,400 ft (7740 m)
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