Boeing 247

Airliner

Boeing 247D, United Airlines, NC13347, c/n 1729 © Morris Biondi
Photo ©: Morris Biondi (photos at airliners.net)
The Boeing Model 247 is a early twin-engined airliner with retractable landing gear with a capacity of maximum 10 passengers produced by the US-American manufacturer Boeing Company.
Crew3
Passengers10
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-1340-S1H1-G Wasp
Engine Power (each)447 kW600 hp
max. Cruise Speed304 km/h164 kts
  189 mph
max. Speed (vne)322 km/h174 kts
  200 mph
Service Ceiling7.742 m25.400 ft
Rate of climb351 m/min1150 ft/min
Range1.296 km700 NM
806 mi.
Empty Weight4.055 kg8.940 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight6.192 kg13.650 lbs
Wing Span22,56 m74 ft 0 in
Wing Area77,7 m836 ft
Length15,72 m51 ft 7 in
Height3,81 m12 ft 6 in
First Flight08.02.1933
Production Statusout of production
Total Production75
Data for (Version)Boeing 247D
Variants247, 247A, 247D, 247R, 247Y, C-73

[Photo-ID: 10132] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Boeing 247D, United Airlines, NC13369, c/n 1953, Karsten Palt, 2014Boeing
247D
United Airlines
Reg.: NC13369
c/n: 1953
 
participant (3rd) of the MacRobertson Air Race 1934 as Warner Bros. Comet NR257Y
National Air and Space Museum [Washington, DC]
[Photo-ID: 10133] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Boeing 247D, United Airlines, NC13369, c/n 1953, Karsten Palt, 2014Boeing
247D
United Airlines
Reg.: NC13369
c/n: 1953
 
participant (3rd) of the MacRobertson Air Race 1934 as Warner Bros. Comet NR257Y
National Air and Space Museum [Washington, DC]