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, e-mail, 10.04.2007 01:21

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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