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Fokker F.14

Fokker F.14

Manufacturer: Atlantic Aircraft
First flight: 1929
Primary user: United States Army Air Corps

The Fokker F.14 was an American seven/nine passenger transport aircraft designed by Fokker and built by their Atlantic Aircraft factory in New Jersey.

Development

The F.14 was a typical Fokker designed single-engine transport but unusually it had a parasol-type high wing carried on struts above the fuselage. It had a fixed tailwheel landing gear. The pilot had a cockpit behind the passenger cabin.

Variants

F.14
Civil production version with a 525 hp (391 kW) Wright R-1750-3 radial engine.
F.14A
Civilian aircraft with 575 hp (429 kW) Pratt & Whitney R-1690 Hornet radial.
Y1C-14
Designation for 20 Hornet-powered examples bought for the United States Army Air Corps in 1931, later became the C-14.
Y1C-14A
Last of the 20 Y1C-14s re-engined with a 575 hp (429 kW) Wright R-1820-7 Cyclone.
Y1C-14B
Re-engined with a 525 hp (391 kW) Pratt & Whitney R-1690-5 Hornet.
Y1C-15
Conversion of the ninth Y1C-14 as an air ambulance.
Y1C-15A
Y1C-15 re-engined with a 575 hp (429 kW) Wright R-1820 Cyclone, later C-15A.

Operators

United States

United States Army Air Corps

Specifications (F.14)

Data from The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985), 1985, Orbis Publishing, Page 1878

General characteristics

Crew: 1
Capacity: seven/nine passengers
Length: 43 ft 3 in (13.18 m)
Wingspan: 59 ft 5 in (18.11 m)
Height: 12 ft 4 in (3.76 m)
Wing area: 551 ft (51.19 m)
Empty weight: 4,346 lb (1,971 kg)
Gross weight: 7,200 lb (3,266 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Wright R-1750-3 9-cylinder radial, 525 hp (391 kW)

Performance

Maximum speed: 137 mph (220 km/h)
Range: 690 miles (110 km)
Service ceiling: 14,500 ft (4420 m)

John Andrade, U.S.Military Aircraft Designations and Serials since 1909, Midland Counties Publications, 1979, ISBN 0-904597-22-9 (Page 62)
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985), 1985, Orbis Publishing, Page 1878.

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