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Latécoère Late 38 / Late 380

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Late 38

 

The Laté 38 Series were 1929 postal parasol flying boat, 2 x push/pull engines.

 

Laté 38-01: 1930 prototype, trialled at St Raphaël (Nov 1930) F-AKCS
aka Laté 38-0-01 or Laté 380-01, first flight 14 Sept 1930
Laté 380bis: Laté 38-01 mod. for Aéronavale, crashed 16 Mar 1933
Laté 380bis modifications incl. lengthened hull and larger tailplane
Laté 38-02: 1931 prototype, F-ALRP to Aéropostale, 1934 to Air France
Laté 38-1: 1934 recce flying boat, 2 x 650 hp HS.12Nbr, 3 built
aka Laté 381, as Laté 380bis but hull widened and further lengthened


Engine: 2 x HS 12 Ydrs 2, 685kW
Max take-off weight: 9475 kg / 20889 lb
Empty weight: 5475 kg / 12070 lb
Wingspan: 31.4 m / 103 ft 0 in
Length: 17.2 m / 56 ft 5 in
Wing area: 130.0 sq.m / 1399.31 sq ft
Max. speed: 209 km/h / 130 mph
Ceiling: 4700 m / 15400 ft
Range w/max.fuel: 4000 km / 2486 miles
Crew: 3

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