Albatros L.73
1926
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Albatros L.73

Large and impressive eight-passenger biplane airliner of 1926. Powered originally by two 179kW BMW Va engines but subsequently fitted with 268kW BMW Vas. It is believed that four were built for Luft-Hansa, flying night sections of several domestic and international routes until the early 1930s.

Albatros L.73


Specification 
 CREW2
 PASSENGERS8
 ENGINE2 x BMW IV, 280kW
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight4600 kg10141 lb
    Empty weight1690 kg3726 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan19.7 m65 ft 8 in
    Length14.6 m48 ft 11 in
    Height4.7 m15 ft 5 in
    Wing area92.0 m2990.28 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
    Max. speed158 km/h98 mph
    Cruise speed145 km/h90 mph
    Ceiling3000 m9850 ft
    Range w/max.fuel600 km373 miles

Comments
Barry, 04.01.2010

Featuring reclining seats for all passengers this, for its time luxurious aircraft, was flown originally with Junkers L5 engines. Only 4 were produced two of which were later sold to Bulgaria.

laureano, 13.07.2007

deberia ser un bombardero

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