Fokker F.14

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Fokker F.14
Fokker C-14 in 1934.jpg
Fokker C-14
Role Seven/Nine passenger transport monoplane
Manufacturer Atlantic Aircraft
First flight 1929
Primary user United States Army Air Corps

The 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]

F.14
Civil production version with a 525 hp (391 kW) Wright R-1750-3 radial engine.
F.14A
Civilian aircraft with 575 hp (429 kW) Pratt & Whitney R-1690 Hornet radial and wing mounted directly on fuselage.
C-14
Y1C-14
Designation for 20 Hornet-powered examples bought for the United States Army Air Corps in 1931, later became the C-14.
Y1C-14A
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.
The Y1C-15
Y1C-15
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]

 Canada
 United States

Specifications (F.14)[edit]

Data from The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985), 1985, Orbis Publishing, Page 1878

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • 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 ft2 (51.19 m2)
  • 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)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 137 mph (220 km/h)
  • Range: 690 miles (1100 km)
  • Service ceiling: 14,500 ft (4420 m)
Related lists

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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