Consolidated 9 XPY-1 Admiral / 16 Commodore
The Commodore twin-engined flying boat were ordered by a US-owned South American-based airline called NYRBA which challenged Pan American's regional dominance and was later leveraged to sell its assets to Pan Am (circa 1930). Subsequently Pan Am went on to operate Commodores up to and through World War II, and some machines had short careers with successor operators.
A total of 14 were ordered for commercial use.
The Commodore failed to gain military orders in the form of XPY-1.
Model 16-1 Commodore
Engine: 2 x 575hp Pratt & Whitney R-1860 Hornet radial
Take-off weight: 7983 kg / 17600 lb
Wingspan: 30.48 m / 100 ft 0 in
Length: 18.80 m / 61 ft 8 in
Height: 4.76 m / 15 ft 7 in
Max. Speed: 206 km/h / 128 mph
Ceiling: 3430 m / 11250 ft
Range: 1609 km / 1000 miles