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Fairchild 21

Fairchild 21

National origin: United States
Manufacturer: Fairchild Aircraft
Designed by: Otto C. Koppen
First flight: 1928
Number built: 2

The Fairchild 21 was a 1920s American two-seat monoplane designed and built by Fairchild Aircraft.

Design and development

The Fairchild 21 was a low-wing braced monoplane with an two open cockpits and powered by a 80hp (60kW) Armstrong Siddeley Genet radial piston engine. It was of mixed construction and had a fixed tailwheel landing gear and was fitted with dual controls.

Specifications

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General characteristics

Crew: 2
Length: 21 ft 6 in (6.55 m)
Wingspan: 28 ft 3 in (8.61 m)
Wing area: 139 sq ft (12.9 m)
Empty weight: 755 lb (342 kg)
Max takeoff weight: 1,250 lb (567 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Armstrong Siddeley Genet 5-cylinder radial piston engine, 80 hp (60 kW)

Performance

Maximum speed: 105 mph (169 km/h; 91 kn)
Cruise speed: 90 mph (78 kn; 140 km/h)
Range: 425 mi (369 nmi; 684 km)
Service ceiling: 9,440 ft (2,877 m)

Bibliography

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.

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