Albatros L 58

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L 58
Role Airliner
Manufacturer Albatros Flugzeugwerke
First flight 1923
Primary user Deutsche Luft Hansa and its predecessor companies
Number built 7

The Albatros L 58 was a German airliner of the 1920s. It was a single-engine cantilever monoplane which accommodated the pilot in an open cockpit at the top of the fuselage, and seated five-six passengers within it.

Variants[edit]

  • L 58 - original production version with Maybach Mb.IVa engine and eight-passenger capacity
  • L 58a - version with Rolls-Royce Eagle VIII engine and six-passenger capacity

Operators[edit]

Specifications (L 58)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: one pilot
  • Capacity: 5 passengers
  • Length: 10.89 m (35 ft 9 in)
  • Wingspan: 18.00 m (59 ft 0 in)
  • Height: 3.80 m (12 ft 6 in)
  • Wing area: 44.5 m2 (479 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 1,370 kg (3,020 lb)
  • Gross weight: 2,250 kg (4,960 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Maybach Mb.IVa, 180 kW (240 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 150 km/h (90 mph)
  • Range: 540 km (340 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 3,500 m (11,500 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 1.4 m/s (280 ft/min)

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