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Aeromarine Model 60 Flying Boat
Two-engine Passenger Limousine Flying Boat


Overview [2]


  • Aeromarine Model 60
  • Role: Passenger Limousine Flying Boat
  • National origin: United States
  • Manufacturer: Aeromarine
  • Introduction: March 1923
  • Number built: 1

The Aeromarine Model 60 is a twin engine seaplane design from the Aeromarine aircraft company.

Development [2]


The original 1920 specification called for two 180 hp H-S engines. The sole production model produced in 1923 featured Aeromarine U-8-D engines. The prototype was not flown.

Design [2]


The Model 60 is a five passenger enclosed biplane seaplane with twin pusher engines.

Specifications (Aeromarine Model 60) [2]


General Characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 4
  • Length: 31 ft 9 in (9.68 m)
  • Upper wingspan: 55 ft 6 in (16.92 m)
  • Gross weight: 5,050 lb (2,291 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Aeromarine U-8D, 250 hp (190 kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 91 kn; 169 km/h (105 mph)
  • Minimum control speed: 43 kn; 80 km/h (50 mph)
  • Rate of climb: 650 ft/min (3.3 m/s)

References


  1. Shupek, John. “Aeromarine Model 60 Flying Boat” The Skytamer Archive, Copyright © 2013 Skytamer Images. All Rights Reserved
  2. Wikipedia. Aeromarine Model 60

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