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Honningstad Finnmark 5A

 

The Finnmark 5A amphibious flying boat, designed by Birger Honningstad and built by Norsk Flyindustri A.S., was produced specifically to suit the special climatic conditions prevailing in Norther and Artic regions, and the sole example of this type was flown on 17 September 1949
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The Finnmark carries two crew members and twelve passengers, and outrigger floats replaced the original hull sponsons which housed the retractable combined wheel and ski undercarriage.
 
Operated as a pure flying boat, the Finnmark was owned by A.S.Norronafly
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Engines: 2 x Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp, 600 hp
Span: 62 ft 6 in
Length: 46 ft 4 in
Wing area: 522 sq.ft
Empty weight: 9966 lb
Loaded weight: 13,100 lb
Max speed: 195 mph
Cruise speed: 160 mph at 60% pwr
Max range: 840 miles
 

 

 

 


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