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Fokker F.14 was an American seven/nine passenger transport aircraft designed by Fokker and built by their Atlantic Aircraft factory in New Jersey.
Development [ edit ]
The F.14 was a typical Fokker designed single-engine transport but unusually it had a parasol-type high wing carried on struts above the fuselage. It had a fixed tailwheel landing gear. The pilot had a cockpit behind the passenger cabin.
Variants [ edit ]
Civil production version with a 525 hp (391 kW) Wright R-1750-3 radial engine.
Civilian aircraft with 575 hp (429 kW)
Pratt & Whitney R-1690 Hornet radial and wing mounted directly on fuselage.
Designation for 20 Hornet-powered examples bought for the United States Army Air Corps in 1931, later became the C-14.
Last of the 20 Y1C-14s re-engined with a 575 hp (429 kW)
Wright R-1820-7 Cyclone. Y1C-14B
Re-engined with a 525 hp (391 kW) Pratt & Whitney R-1690-5 Hornet.
Conversion of the ninth Y1C-14 as an air ambulance.
[1 ] Y1C-15A
F.14 re-engined with a 575 hp (429 kW) Wright R-1820 Cyclone, later C-15A.
Operators [ edit ]
Specifications (F.14) [ edit ]
Data from The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985), 1985, Orbis Publishing, Page 1878
Capacity: seven/nine passengers
Length: 43 ft 3 in (13.18 m)
Wingspan: 59 ft 5 in (18.11 m)
Height: 12 ft 4 in (3.76 m)
Wing area: 551 ft 2 (51.19 m 2)
Empty weight: 4,346 lb (1,971 kg)
Gross weight: 7,200 lb (3,266 kg)
Powerplant: 1 × Wright R-1750-3 9-cylinder radial, 525 hp (391 kW)
Maximum speed: 137 mph (220 km/h)
Range: 690 miles (1100 km)
Service ceiling: 14,500 ft (4420 m)
References [ edit ]
John Andrade, U.S.Military Aircraft Designations and Serials since 1909, Midland Counties Publications, 1979,
ISBN 0-904597-22-9 (Page 62) The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985), 1985, Orbis Publishing, Page 1878.
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