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Savoia-Marchetti S.59

savoia-s59


This 1925 biplane flying-boat was produced in two forms: the standard S.59 with a 298kW Lorraine-Dietrich engine and the S.59bis with a 372.6kW Isotta-Fraschini Asso 500Ri engine. Examples of both versions went into commercial and military service during the 1920s.

S.59bis
Max take-off weight: 2950 kg / 6504 lb
Loaded weight: 1950 kg / 4299 lb
Wingspan: 15.5 m / 51 ft 10 in
Length: 10.36 m / 34 ft 0 in
Height: 3.5 m / 12 ft 6 in
Wing area: 60 sq.m / 645.83 sq ft
Max. speed: 200 km/h / 124 mph
Ceiling: 4550 m / 14950 ft
Armament: 1 x 7.7mm machine-gun, 280kg of bombs

 

 


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