Aeromarine Model 60

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Model 60
Role Passenger Limousine Flying Boat
National origin United States
Manufacturer Aeromarine
Introduction March 1923
Number built 1

The Aeromarine Model 60 is a twin engine seaplane design from the Aeromarine aircraft company.

Development[edit]

The original 1920 specification called for two 180 hp H-S engines. The sole production model produced in 1923 featured Aeromarine U-8-D engines. The prototype was not flown[1]

Design[edit]

The Model 60 is a five passenger enclosed biplane seaplane with twin pusher engines.[2]

Specifications (Aeromarine Model 60)[edit]

Data from Skyways

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 4
  • Length: 31 ft 9 in (9.68 m)
  • Upper wingspan: 55 ft 6 in (16.92 m)
  • Gross weight: 5,050 lb (2,291 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Aeromarine U-8D , 250 hp (190 kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 91 kn; 169 km/h (105 mph)
  • Minimum control speed: 43 kn; 80 km/h (50 mph)
  • Rate of climb: 650 ft/min (3.3 m/s)

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ E. R. Johnson. American flying boats and amphibious aircraft: an illustrated history. p. 11. 
  2. ^ Ted Koch (April 2001). "More Aeromarines". Skyways.