CVLT

CONVAIR CV-580

Aircraft
Name
CV-580
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
M
Type Code
L2T
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Multi
Position
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufactured as
KELOWNA CV-5800
CONVAIR C-131H
CONVAIR CV-640
CONVAIR CV-580
CONVAIR CV-600
CANADAIR CL-66
CANADAIR CC-109 Cosmopolitan
CANADAIR CV-580
CANADAIR Cosmopolitan

CVLT

580: conversion from Convair CV-340 or CV-440 aircraft with two Allison 501 D13D/H turboprop engines in place of the piston engines, an enlarged vertical fin and modified horizontal stabilisers. The conversions were performed by Pacific Airmotive on behalf of the Allison Engine Company.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
27.97 m
Length (metric)
22.76 m
Height (metric)
8.20 m
Powerplant

2 x Allison 501 D13D/H turboprop engines.

Engine Model(s)
Allison T56
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
1340 m
MTOW
26300 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
260 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
200
Range
1690 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
1300 m

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