Consolidated Corregidor

 

1st Flight 1939

The Consolidated XP4Y Corregidor (company Model 31) was an American twin-engine long-range maritime patrol flying boat built by Consolidated Aircraft for the United States Navy.

Only one was built and a production order for 200 was cancelled.

Specifications

Length: 74 ft 1 in (22.58 m)

Wingspan: 110 ft 0 in (33.53 m)

Height: 25 ft 2 in (7.67 m)

Wing area: 1,048 sq ft (97.36 m2)

Gross weight: 48,000 lb (21,772 kg)

Powerplant: 2 × Wright R-3350-8 Cyclone 18 twin-row radial piston engine , 2,300 hp (1715 kW) each

Performance

Maximum speed: 247 mph (398 km/h, 215 kn)

Cruise speed: 136 mph (219 km/h, 118 kn)

Range: 3,280 mi (5,279 km, 2,850 nmi)

Service ceiling: 21,400 ft (6,520 m)

Rate of climb: 1,230 ft/min (6.25 m/s)

Armament

(proposed)

1 x 37mm cannon in bow turret

2 x 0.5in (12.7mm) machine-guns dorsal and tail 

4,000lb (1814kg) of external bombs or depth charges.

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