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Atlantic-Fokker TA- / RA-

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Development

Entwicklung

The Fokker F.VII was an airliner produced in the 1920s by the Dutch aircraft manufacturer Fokker, Fokker's American subsidiary Atlantic Aircraft Corporation under licence. The original Walter Rethel design of 1924 was a single-engined high-winged monoplane. Anthony Fokker modified the design with two additional engines.

 

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Variants

Versionen

TA-1
RA-1
Navy version of Fokker F.VIIA Trimotor airliner. three built. later converted to RA-3 TA-1
RA-1

 

TA-2
RA-2
Military transport version for the US Navy; three built. TA-2
RA-2

 

TA-3
RA-3
Military transport version for the US Navy, powered by three Wright J-6 radial piston engines; one built. TA-3
RA-3

 

  RA-4 One civil F-10-A procured for evaluation, but was not accepted RA-4

 

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Operational history

Einsatzgeschichte

 

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Drawings

Zeichnungen

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Specifications

Technische Daten

Specifications

RA-1

Wingspan

Spannweite

19.30 m

Length

Länge

14.35 m

Height

Höhe

3.81 m

Wing area

Flügelfläche

58,5 m²

Engine

Motor

3× Wright J-5 Whirlwind radial engines, 220 hp each

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

185 km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

1.950 kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

3.650 kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

 

Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

1.160 km

Range

Reichweite

2.600 m

Armament

Bewaffnung

none

Capacity Zuladung 8 passengers
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Serials

Seriennummern

Atlantic RA-
TA-1 (RA-1 / RA-3) A7561 - A7563 3
TA-2 (RA-2 / RA-3) A8007 - A8008 2
TA-2 (RA-2 / RA-3) A8018 1
TA-3 (RA-3) A8157 1
RA-4 A8841 1

 

 

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