Latécoère Late 26

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The Late 26 (about 70 were built during 1928-30 mainly for Aeropostale) was primarily a mailplane, although it accommodated two passengers. A Laté 25 development, the Late 26 eatured three open cockpits in line and power was provided by a 450hp Renault 12Ja engine in the Late 26.2R and a 500hp Renault 12Jb in the Late 26.6R. Square- replaced the round-section fuselage of the Laté 25.

Late 26.2R
Engine: 1 x 450hp Renault 12Ja
Max take-off weight: 3364 kg / 7416 lb
Empty weight: 1590 kg / 3505 lb
Wingspan: 17.40 m / 57 ft 1 in
Length: 12.20 m / 40 ft 0 in
Height: 3.90 m / 12 ft 10 in
Wing area: 48.60 sq.m / 523.13 sq ft
Max. speed: 188 km/h / 117 mph
Cruise speed: 157 km/h / 98 mph
Ceiling: 4500 m / 14750 ft
Range: 680 km / 423 miles