Hall Air Yacht
|Hall Air Yacht|
|National origin||United States|
|Manufacturer||Charles Ward Hall Inc.|
|Designer||Charles Ward Hall|
|Status||registration cancelled in May 1930.|
The Hall Air Yacht was a 2-seat, tandem, sesquiplane, flying boat, designed and built in the United States in 1923. The Air Yacht was Charles Ward Hall's first attempt at building an aircraft with his company Charles Ward Hall Inc. of Mamaroneck NY. Hall, (not to be confused with Charles Martin Hall, founder of Alcoa), and his later company Hall Aluminum Aircraft Corp. would pioneer the manufacturing processes for riveted Aluminium / Aluminium Alloy aircraft structures.
Specifications (Air Yacht)
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- Crew: 1
- Capacity: 1 passenger / payload 440 lb (199.6 kg)
- Length: 25 ft 1 in (7.65 m)
- Wingspan: 25 ft 0 in (7.62 m)
- Height: 8 ft 9 in (2.67 m)
- Wing area: 194 sq ft (18.0 m2)
- Powerplant: 1 × Wright L-4 Gale 3-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine, 60 hp (45 kW)
- Maximum speed: 75 mph (121 km/h; 65 kn)
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