Fokker F.VIII

1st Flight 1927

The Fokker F.VIII (or F.8) was a large twin-engine airliner from the 1920s, it was used as a transport aircraft in the military role.

Military Users were the Finnish Air Force, Hungarian Air Force and the Swedish Air Force.

Specifications

Crew: 2

Capacity: 15 passengers

Length: 16.8 m (55 ft 1 in)

Wingspan: 23 m (75 ft 6 in)

Height: 4.2 m (13 ft 9 in)

Wing area: 82 m2 (880 sq ft)

Empty weight: 3,350 kg (7,385 lb)

Max take-off weight: 5,800 kg (12,787 lb)

Powerplant: 2 × Bristol Jupiter IV 9-cyl. air-cooled radial piston engines, 360 kW (480 hp) each

2 x licence-built Gnome-Rhône Jupiter

Performance

Maximum speed: 140 km/h (87 mph, 76 kn)

Cruise speed: 117 km/h (73 mph, 63 kn)

Range: 700 km (430 mi, 380 nmi)

Service ceiling: 5,500 m (18,000 ft).

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