Loire 60

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Loire 60
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Wind tunnel model of the Loire 60
Role Long-range maritime reconnaissance flying boat
Manufacturer Loire
First flight 1932
Primary user French Navy
Number built 1

The Loire 60 was a 1930s French prototype for a long-range maritime reconnaissance flying boat produced by Loire Aviation.

It was a trimotor training seaplane for reconnaissance, derived from the Loire 50. A single prototype was built and tested, but it never entered production.


General characteristics

  • Crew: Eight
  • Length: 10.80 m ( ft in)
  • Wingspan: 19.70 m ( ft in)
  • Height: 3.30 m ( ft in)
  • Gross weight: 2032 kg ( lb) each each


  • Maximum speed: 165 km/h ( mph)
  • Service ceiling: 3000 m ( ft)

External links[edit]

Media related to Loire 60 at Wikimedia Commons