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Saunders-Roe A-19 Cloud

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The 1931 Cloud amphibious flying-boat was produced in two forms: as a civil eight-seater and as a military trainer. In the latter role the RAF received 16 from 1933. The large cabin provided accommodation for eight pupils; six pupils and wireless and electrical equipment, navigation instruments and signalling apparatus; or four.pupils and the above equipment for navigational training. Alternatively, the Cloud could be used for flying training, to simulate the conditions to be met with a larger service type of flying-boat. Power was provided by two 253kW Armstrong Siddeley Double Mongoose engines.

A.19
Engines: 2 x Armstrong-Siddeley Serval V, 254kW
Max take-off weight: 4309 kg / 9500 lb
Empty weight: 3084 kg / 6799 lb
Wingspan: 19.51 m / 64 ft 0 in
Length: 15.28 m / 50 ft 2 in
Height: 5 m / 16 ft 5 in
Wing area: 60.39 sq.m / 650.03 sq ft
Max. speed: 190 km/h / 118 mph
Ceiling: 4265 m / 14000 ft
Range: 612 km / 380 miles

 

 


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