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Cessna CW-6

 

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Cessna rolls out its first six-passenger plane, the Model CW-6, on November 1, 1928.

 

In November 1928 the CW-6 was flown. A six-seater powered by a 164kW Wright Whirlwind J-5 radial engine, it appeared at the 1929 Auto Show in Wichita.

 

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The aircraft first flew in November 1928, powered by a 220 hp (164 kW) Wright Whirlwind J-5 radial engine. The aircraft was displayed at the 1929 Auto Show in Wichita, Kansas. A scaled-down four-seat version, the Cessna DC-6, was also developed.
 
Engine: 1 × Wright J-6 Whirlwind, 300 hp (220 kW)
Wingspan: 43 ft 4 in (13.21 m)
Height: 8 ft 2 in (2.49 m)
Wing area: 296 sq ft (27.5 sq.m)
Length: 29 ft 4 in (8.94 m)
Empty weight: 2,175 lb (987 kg)
Gross weight: 3,950 lb (1,792 kg)
Fuel capacity: 80 US gal (67 imp gal; 300 L)
Maximum speed: 148 mph (238 km/h; 129 kn)
Cruise speed: 120 mph (193 km/h; 104 kn)
Range: 610 mi (530 nmi; 982 km)
Service ceiling: 17,500 ft (5,300 m)
Rate of climb: 900 ft/min (4.6 m/s)
Crew: 1
Capacity: 5 passengers
 
 
 
 


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