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Fokker F.10 Aircraft Information

Fokker F.10

Fokker F.10

National origin: United States
Manufacturer: Fokker Aircraft Corporation of America
Developed from: Fokker F.VII

The Fokker F.10 was an enlarged version of the Fokker F.VII airliner, built in the late 1920s by the Fokker Aircraft Corporation of America. It carried 12 passengers, four more than the F.VII, and had a larger wing and more powerful engines.

65 were built for US commercial and military service. A design flaw caused commercial operation of the F.10 to end with the crash of TWA Flight 599 in 1931.

Variants

F.10
Initial production variant
F.10A
Improved and revised 14-passenger variant powered by three Pratt & Whitney Wasp radial engines, often called the Super Trimotor.
C-5
United States Army designation for the evaluation of one re-engined F.10A powered by three Wright R-975 radials.
RA-4
United States Navy designation for the evaluation of one F.10A.

Operators

Civil operators

United States

American Airways
TWA
Pan Am
Universal Airlines
Western Air Express (launch customer )

Mexico

Mexicana

Military operators

United States

United States Army Air Corps designations C-5 and C-7A.

Specifications

Data from Aero Favourites

General characteristics

Crew: 2
Capacity: 12 passengers
Length: 50 ft 7 in (15.41 m)
Wingspan: 79 ft 1 in (24.10 m)
Height: 12 ft 8 in (3.86 m)
Empty weight: 7,716 lb (3,500 kg)
Loaded weight: 13,007 lb (5,900 kg)
Powerplant: 3x Pratt & Whitney Wasp radial engines, 420 hp (313 kW) each

Performance

Cruise speed: 105 kn (195 km/h)
Range: 691 nmi (1,280 km)

Related development

Fokker F.VII
Avro 618 Ten

Comparable aircraft

Ford Trimotor

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Source: WikiPedia

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