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Convair 600 / 640

 

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The prototype Convair 600 (a converted 240D) was powered by Rolls-Royce Dart R.Da 10 turboprops, and first flew on 12 May 1965.
About 240 aircraft were modified from Convair 240 (Convair 600) and Convair 340 / Convair 440 (Convair 640) with the Rolls-Royce turbo-props installed.

Engines: Rolls-Royce Dart 10 Mk 542-4 turboprops, 2,750 shp.
Length: 74 ft 8 in.
Wingspan: 91 ft 9 in.
Speed: 309 mph.
Ceiling: 24,600 ft.
Range: 1,230 mls.

Convair 640
Engines: 2 x Rolls-Royce RDa. 10/1 Dart turbo-prop, 2256kW
Max take-off weight: 25855 kg / 57001 lb
Empty weight: 13733 kg / 30276 lb
Wingspan: 32.11 m / 105 ft 4 in
Length: 24.84 m / 81 ft 6 in
Height: 8.59 m / 28 ft 2 in
Wing area: 85.47 sq.m / 919.99 sq ft
Cruise speed: 465 km/h / 289 mph
Ceiling: 6000 m / 19700 ft
Range w/max.fuel: 3138 km / 1950 miles
Range w/max.payload: 1979 km / 1230 miles
Crew: 2-3
Passengers: 49-56

 

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