Project Description

MPH

175

WEAPONS

0

SEATS

5

Cessna T-50 Bamboo Bomber

Class: Five Seat Light Transport

National Origin: United States

Manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company

First Flight: 1939

Primary User: US Army Air Forces, Royal Canadian Air Force, United States Navy

Number Built: 5,422

WIP

Specifications

  • Crew: 1-5
  • Length: 32 ft 9 in (12.78 m)
  • Wingspan: 41 ft 11 in (9.98 m)
  • Height: 9 ft 11 in (3.02 m)
  • Wing area: 295 sq ft (27.41 m²)
  • Empty weight: 3,800 lb (1,588 kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 5,700 lb (2,585 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 x Jacobs R-755-9 seven cylinder, air colled, radial piston engine, 245 hp (183 kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 195 mph (314 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 175 mph (282km/h)
  • Range: 750 mi (652 nautical miles)(1,207 kilometres)
  • Service ceiling: 22,000 ft (6,700 m)
  • Initial Climb Rate: 1325 ft/min (404 m/min)