Latécoère 582

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Latécoère 582
Role long-range patrol flying-boat
National origin France
Manufacturer Latécoère
First flight 25 July 1935
Number built 1

The Latécoère 582 was a 1930s French long-range patrol flying-boat designed and built by Latécoère for the French Navy.[1] First flown on 25 July 1935 the 583 was a parasol-wing monoplane flying-boat.[1] Powered by three 890 hp (663 kW) Gnome-Rhône 14Kirs radial piston engines.[1] The French Navy choose to buy the Breguet Bizerte and the one Latécoère 582 ended up as a flying test bed at St. Raphaël.[1]

Specifications[edit]

Data from [1]

General characteristics

  • Wingspan: 28.00 m (91 ft 10 in)
  • Max takeoff weight: 11,600 kg (25,574 lb)
  • Powerplant: 3 × Gnome-Rhône 14Kirs radial piston engine, 660 kW (890 hp) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 280 km/h (174 mph; 151 kn)

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References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ a b c d e Orbis 1985, p. 2296
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