Convair, Consolidated Vultee CV-540/CV-580/CV-600/CV-640

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Convair CV-580 © Peter de Groot
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The Convair CV-540/CV-580/CV-600/CV-640 is a family of twin-turboprop-engined regional airliners produced by the US-American manufacturer Convair, Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation.
The Convair CV-540/CV-580/CV-600/CV-640 are converted Convair CV-240/-340 with turboprop engines.
Crew2
Passengers52
Propulsion2 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelRolls-Royce Dart RDa.10/1
Engine Power (each)2225 kW2984 shp
Speed483 km/h261 kts
  300 mph
Service Ceiling7.620 m25.000 ft
Range1.980 km1.069 NM
1.230 mi.
Empty Weight13.733 kg30.276 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight25.855 kg57.000 lbs
Wing Span32,11 m105 ft 4 in
Wing Area85,5 m920 ft
Length24,84 m81 ft 6 in
Height8,59 m28 ft 2 in
First Flight1954 (CV-330 Turboprop)
Production Statusout of production
ICAO CodeCVLT
IATA CodeCV5 CVY
Data for (Version)Convair CV-640
VariantsCV-540, CV-580, CV-600, CV-640