Douglas ATL-98 Carvair Aer Lingus Irish International EI-AMR Resting at the Cargo terminal

 
 

Douglas ATL-98 Carvair Aer Lingus Irish International EI-AMR Resting at the Cargo terminal

 
     
  General characteristics
  • Crew: 2
  • Capacity: Maximum seating 85 passengers or five cars and 22 passengers
  • Payload: 19,335 lb (8,770 kg)
  • Length: 102 ft 7 in (31.27 m)
  • Wingspan: 117 ft 6 in (35.82 m)
  • Height: 29 ft 10 in (9.09 m)
  • Wing area: 1,462 ft (135.8 m)
  • Airfoil: NACA 23016 at root, NACA 23012 at tip
  • Aspect ratio: 9.45:1
  • Empty weight: 41,365 lb (18,762 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 73,800 lb (33,475 kg)
  • Powerplant: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2000-7M2 Twin Wasp radial engine, 1,450 hp (1,081 kW) each

Performance

  • Never exceed speed: 275 mph (239 knots, 442 km/h)
  • Maximum speed: 250 mph (217 knots, 400 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 207 mph (180 knots, 334 km/h) at 10,000 ft (3,050 m) (Econ cruise)
  • Stall speed: 119 mph (103 knots, 191 km/h) (wheels and flaps up)
  • Range: 2,300 miles (2,000 nmi, 3,700 km) with max payload
  • Service ceiling: 18,700 ft (5,700 m)
  • Rate of climb: 650 ft/min (3.3 m/s)

 

 

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