L188

LOCKHEED Electra

Aircraft
Name
Electra
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
M
APC
C
Type Code
L4T
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Multi
Position
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
LOCKHEED Electra (L-188)
LOCKHEED L-188 Electra

L188

Medium range airliner and freighter. In service since 1959. Medium range airliner/freighter development for american domestic service. L-188C with greater fuel capacity and higher weight. Also used as military transport aircraft. Maritime patrol versions P-3 Orion, CP-140 Aurora and CP-140A Arctorus (ICAO Designator: LOCKHEED Orion). In 1999 approx. 55 aircraft remain in commercial service but only a small number in passenger service, mainly in South America.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
30.40 m
Length (metric)
31.80 m
Height (metric)
10.00 m
Powerplant

4 x 4.910 SHP Allison T56-A14 or 4 x 3.750 SHP Allison 501-D13 turboprops with 4 blade propellers.

Engine Model(s)
Allison T56
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
1290 m
MTOW
52600 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
1500 ft/min
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
325 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
270
Range
2180 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
845 m

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