General Aviation PJ

The General Aviation PJ was a flying boat produced in the United States in the 1930s as a search and rescue aircraft for the Coast Guard. 

Variants

PJ-1

Original version with pusher engines 

PJ-2

Version with tractor engines 

Specifications

Crew

Four

Length

53 ft 9 in (16.39 m)

Wingspan

74 ft 2 in (22.61 m)

Height

15 ft 6 in (4.73 m)

Wing area

754 sq ft (70.0 m2)

Empty weight

7,000 lb (3,180 kg)

Gross weight

11,200 lb (5,090 kg)

Powerplant

2 × Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp , 420 hp (310 kW) each

Performance

Maximum speed

130 mph (208 km/h, 110 kn)

Range

1,100 mi (1,770 km, 960 nmi)

Service ceiling

9,000 ft (2,745 m).

 

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