Main Menu

Lockheed L.049 Constellation / C-29

In 1939 TWA formulated a requirement for a long-range transport and C. L. Johnson designed the 558km/h Constellation. The earliest Constellation was initially flown in January 1943. Designed for commercial transport, the first Constellations were produced for the U.S. Air Force as C-29s.

Engines: 4 x Wright R-3350-35 Cyclone 18, 2170 hp
Length: 95.177 ft / 29.01 m
Height: 23.655 ft / 7.21 m
Wingspan: 122.999 ft / 37.49 m
Wing area: 1650.014 sqft / 153.29 sq.m
Max take off weight: 72013.1 lb / 32659.0 kg
Weight empty: 50507.7 lb / 22906.0 kg
Max. speed: 287 kts / 531 km/h
Cruising speed: 261 kts / 483 km/h
Service ceiling: 25000 ft / 7620 m
Wing loading: 43.67 lb/sq.ft / 213.00 kg/sq.m
Range: 2085 nm / 3862 km
 


Copyright © 2017 all-aero. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU General Public License.