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Zenith Aircraft Albatross Z 6

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The 1927 Albatross Z-6 six place biplane was designed by Charles Rocheville, Albin Peterson. Three were built: NX578K, N7076, and NX707E, and one conversion: NX7580.
 
The two Albatross Z-6-A (ATC 2-269) of 1928 seated four in the cabin. For $20,000, one was for Bennett Air Lines in Idaho (NC392V), and one with ATC 2-212 for 450hp Wasp SC conversion (NC134W).
 
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Zenith Z-6-A NC392V
 
NC392V was restored in 2006 at PAR, Maryland Heights MO.
 
Three Albatross Z-6-B were built in 1929 (ATC 2-315). At $20,000, they were NC835Y, NC935Y, and NC977Y.
 
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Zenith Z-6-B NC935Y
 
 
Albatross Z-6
Engine; 220hp Wright J-5
Wingspan: 38'5"
Length: 30'0"
Useful load: 1667 lb
Max speed: 110 mph
Cruise speed: 95 mph
Range: 54 mph
Range: 500 mi
Seats: 6
 
Albatross Z-6-A
Engine: 420hp P&W Wasp C
Wingspan: 47'6"
Length: 29'9"
Useful load: 2100 lb
Max speed: 155 mph
Cruise speed: 130 mph
Stall: 58 mph
Range: 650 mi
 
Albatross Z-6-B
Engine: 420hp P&W Wasp C
Wing span: 41'6"
Length: 30'0"
Useful load: 1918 lb
Max speed: 150 mph
Cruise speed: 125 mph
Stall: 58 mi
Range: 650 mi
Seats: 7
 
 

 

 

 


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