How many passengers did the Boeing 80A carry?

How many passengers did the Boeing 80A carry?

Technical Specifications

First flight July 27, 1928 (Model 80)
Range 460 miles
Ceiling 14,000 feet
Power Three 525-horsepower P&W Hornet engines
Accommodation 3 crew, 18 passengers, 898 pounds of cargo

Where is the Boeing 80?

Surviving aircraft A single Model 80A-1, modified as a freighter for use in Alaska, was salvaged from a dump at Anchorage Airport in 1960, and following restoration is now on display at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.

Why do all Boeing’s start with 7?

The Boeing 707 is credited with launching the beginning the “Jet Age.” It was decided that all model numbers that either began or ended in a “7” would be reserved for commercial jets.

What is the oldest still flying plane?

Bleriot Monoplane The oldest plane still flying in the world is the Bleriot XI. And it’s not even close! Where generations of aircraft have been built and retired in its wake, the Bleriot XI, one of the first planes ever, built in 1909, still flies in Hudson Valley, New York.

What kind of airplane was the Boeing 80A?

Model 226 – one-off Model 80A converted to executive transport for Standard Oil. Modified tail surfaces later adopted on all Model 80As (see Model 80A-1)

Is the Boeing Model 80 in the Museum of flight?

The Model 80A-1 restoration project served as a catalyst for establishment of the Pacific Northwest Aviation Historical Foundation, which later became The Museum of Flight. It is the only surviving example of the Boeing Model 80 series, and is now a centerpiece of the Museum’s collection in the Great Gallery.

What’s the maximum speed of a Boeing 80?

Performance Maximum speed: 138 mph (120 knots, 222 km/h) Cruise speed: 125 mph (109 knots, 201 km/h) Stall speed: 55 mph (48 knots, 89 km/h) Range: 460 mi (400 nmi, 741 km) Service ceiling: 14,000 ft (4,270 m) Rate of climb: 900 ft/min (4.6 m/s)

What was it like to fly on a Boeing 40?

A passenger flying in Boeing’s earlier Model 40 was in for an uncomfortable trip. People were a secondary consideration, packed like sardines into the cold and noisy fuselage. Nevertheless, the Model 40 demonstrated that carrying a passenger or two in addition to mail could be profitable.