Savoia-Marchetti S.71
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Savoia-Marchetti S.71

Eight-passenger commercial monoplane of 1930 powered by three 179kW Walter Castor, 253kW Walter Pollux II, or 276kW Piaggio Stella VII engines. Several were produced.

    Take-off weight4600 kg10141 lb
    Loaded weight2900 kg6393 lb
    Wingspan21.2 m70 ft 7 in
    Length14 m46 ft 11 in
    Height4.1 m13 ft 5 in
    Wing area60 m2645.83 sq ft
    Max. speed235 km/h146 mph
    Ceiling6000 m19700 ft
    Range1600 km994 miles

stephen winkler, 10.04.2007

The Savoia-Marchetti S.71 was the Italian entry into the tri-motor competition. Unlike the German entry, the Rohrbach Ro. VIII Roland, this aircraft used the radial, air-cooled engines, nine cylinders. Incidentally, the Russian entry, the Tupolev ANT-9, also used the radials.

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