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Lockheed R7V- Constellation

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Lockheed WV- Warning Star

Aircraft of the U.S. Navy

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Development

Entwicklung

Ordered

   

Bestellt

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Variants

Versionen

R7V-1
R7O-1
C-121J
Based on L-1049D, R-3350-91 engines with 3,250 hp each R7V-1
R7O-1
C-121J
 
R7V-1P One R7V-1 modified for Arctic use R7V-1P  
R7V-2 Four prototypes with Pratt & Whitney YT34-P-12A turboprops of 4,140 shp (3,088 kW) each R7V-2  
VC-121J One C-121J converted for use with the Blue Angels VC-121J  
WV-1
PO-1W
Two maritime patrol aircraft equipped with search radar based on L-749 WV-1
PO-1W
 
WV-2
PO-2W
EC-121K
long-range airborne radar aircraft, R-3350-34 or R-3350-42 engines with 3,400 hp each, based on L-1049, 142 produced WV-2
PO-2W
EC-121K
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WV-2E
EC-121L
Experimental version of WV-2 modified to carry a rotating radar dome WV-2E
EC-121L
 
WV-2Q
EC-121M
WV-2 equipped for electronic warfare WV-2Q
EC-121M
 
WV-3
WC-121N
eight aircraft equipped for weather reconnaissance WV-3
WC-121N
 
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Operational history

Einsatzgeschichte

 

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Drawings

Zeichnungen

Fleet Early Warning Squadrons

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Weather Reconnaissance Squadrons

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  VW-1 VW-2 VW-3
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Display Teams

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  Blue Angels Blue Angels
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Specifications

Technische Daten

Specifications

WV-2

Wingspan

Spannweite

38.45 m

Length

Länge

35.40 m

Height

Höhe

7.54 m

Wing area

Flügelfläche

153.27 m²

Engine

Motor

4× Wright R-3350-34 18-cylinder radial engines, 3,400 hp each

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

 481 km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

31,387 kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

65,000 kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

4.87 m/s

Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

7,620 m

Range

Reichweite

6,843 km

Armament

Bewaffnung

none

Capacity Zuladung

6 flight crew,
11-25 radar crew

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Serials

Seriennummern

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R7V-1 128434 -128444 11
R7V-1 131621 - 131629 9
R7V-1 131632 - 131659 28
R7V-1 140311 - 140313  4
R7V-2 131630 - 131631 2
R7V-2 131660 - 131661 2
PO-1W 124437 - 124438 2
PO-2W 126512 - 126513 2
PO-2W 128323 - 128326 4
WV-2 126512 - 126513 2
WV-2 128323  - 128326 4
WV-2 131387 - 131392 6
VW-2 131393 - 131399 (7)
WV-2 135746 - 135761 16
WV-2 137887 - 137890 4
WV-2 141289 - 141333  45
WV-2 143184 - 143230  37
WV-2 145924 - 145941  18
PO-2W 145942 - 145956  (15)

Total

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