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Fokker F.10
Role Passenger and military transport
National origin United States
Manufacturer Fokker Aircraft Corporation of America
Developed from Fokker F.VII


The Fokker F.10 was an enlarged version of the Fokker F.VII airliner, built in the late 1920s by the Fokker Aircraft Corporation of America. It carried 12 passengers, four more than the F.VII, and had a larger wing and more powerful engines.

65 were built for US commercial and military service. Commercial operation of the F.10 was ended by the crash of TWA Flight 599 in 1931.

Variants

F.10
Initial production variant
F.10A
Improved and revised 14-passenger variant powered by three Pratt & Whitney Wasp radial engines, often called the Super Trimotor.
C-5
United States Army designation for the evaluation of one re-engined F.10A powered by three Wright R-975 radials.
RA-4
United States Navy designation for the evaluation of one F.10A.

Operators

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Civil operators

 United States
 Mexico

Military operators

 United States

Specifications

Data from Aero Favourites [3]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Capacity: 12 passengers
  • Length: 50 ft 7 in (15.41 m)
  • Wingspan: 79 ft 1 in (24.10 m)
  • Height: 12 ft 8 in (3.86 m)
  • Empty weight: 7,716 lb (3,500 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 13,007 lb (5,900 kg)
  • Powerplant:Pratt & Whitney Wasp radial engines, 420 hp (313 kW) each

Performance

See also

Related development

Comparable aircraft

References


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