Boeing Model 7

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Model 7
Role utility flying boat
Manufacturer Boeing
First flight 7 January 1920
Primary user Aircraft Manufacturing Company

The Boeing Model 7 was an American biplane flying boat aircraft built by Boeing in the 1920s. The pilot and two passengers all sat in the cockpit, the passengers right behind the pilot.

Specifications (variant)[edit]

Data from Bowers[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1 pilot
  • Capacity: 2 passengers
  • Length: 27 ft 8 in (8.4 m)
  • Wingspan: 45 ft 6 in (13.8 m)
  • Height: 11 ft 8 in (5.5 m)
  • Wing area: 403 ft2 ( m2)
  • Empty weight: 2,028 lb ( kg)
  • Gross weight: 2,699 lb ( kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Hall-Scott L-4, 130 hp ( kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 84 mph ( km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 75 mph ( km/h)
  • Range: 500 miles ( km)
  • Service ceiling: 10,000 ft ( m)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bowers, 1989, pg. 51.
  • Bowers, Peter M. Boeing aircraft since 1916. London: Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1989. ISBN 0-85177-804-6.