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: 
30.40 m
Length: 
31.80 m
Height: 
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: 
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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