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Saturday, October 1, 2005

1947 North American Aviation Navion L-17



navion
Engine make/model:Continental IO-550B
Horsepower@rpm@takeoff: 300@2700@SL
Horsepower for takeoff:300
TBO hrs.:
2000
Fuel type:100LL
Propeller type/diameter:
D3A32C403C/82NDB-2, 82 in.
Landing gear type:
Tri./Retr.
Max ramp weight (lbs.):3150
Gross weight (lbs.): 3150
Landing weight (lbs.):3150
Empty weight, std. (lbs.): 1950
Empty weight , as tested (lbs.):
1950
Useful load (lbs.): 1300
Payload, full std. fuel (lbs.):
820
Usable fuel, std. (gals.): 80
Oil capacity (qts.):12
Wingspan: 33 ft. 5 in.
Overall length: 27 ft. 8 in.
Height: 8 ft. 8 in.
Wing area (sq. ft.):184
Wing loading (lbs./sq. ft.):
17.1
Power loading (lbs./hp.):
10.5
Wheel size (in.):
6.00 x 6
Seating capacity: 4
Cabin width (in.): 47
Cabin height (in.): 47
Baggage capacity (lbs.):190
 
PERFORMANCE
Cruise speed (kts.):  
75% power @ 24,000 ft.: 165
65% power @ 6,500 ft.: 162
55% power @ 16,000 ft.:
144
  
Max range (w/ reserve) (nm): 940
  
Fuel consumption (gph):
 
75% power @ 9,500 ft.: 12.5
  
Estimated endurance (65%) (hrs): 4.5*
Vs (kts.):60
Vso (kts.):47
Best rate of climb (fpm): 2000
Best rate of climb, 8,000 ft. (fpm):1000
Service ceiling (ft.): 21,000
Takeoff ground roll (ft.): 600
Takeoff over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):1000
Landing ground roll (ft.): 400
Landing over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):
1000
 
* estimated
Numbers are based on a Navion A model with an upgraded engine
Sources: Aircraft Bluebook Price Digest and Pilot's Operating Handbook





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