Ford 4-AT / 5-AT TriMotor

Airliner

Ford 4-AT-E Trimotor, NC8407, c/n 4-AT-69 © Ralph M. Pettersen
Photo ©: Ralph M. Pettersen (Photos at airliners.net)
The Ford Trimotor is a three-engine airliner for up to 17 passengers produced by the US-American manufacturer Stout Metal Airplane Division of the Ford Motor Company. The Tri-Motor was also used as a military transport aircraft.
Crew2
Passengers17
Propulsion3 Radial Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-1340-C1 Wasp
Engine Power (each)313 kW420 hp
max. Cruise Speed196 km/h106 kts
  122 mph
max. Speed (vne)241 km/h130 kts
  150 mph
Service Ceiling5.639 m18.500 ft
Range885 km478 NM
550 mi.
Empty Weight3.556 kg7.840 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight6.123 kg13.499 lbs
Wing Span23,72 m77 ft 10 in
Wing Area77,6 m835 ft
Length15,32 m50 ft 3 in
Height3,86 m12 ft 8 in
First Flight11. Feb. 1926
Production Statusout of production
Total Production199
Developed fromStout 2-AT Pullman
ICAO CodeTRIM
Data for (Version)Ford 5-AT-D Tri Motor
VariantsFord 4-AT-A, 4-AT-B, 4-AT-D, 4-AT-E, 5-AT-A, 5-AT-B, 5-AT-C, 5-AT-D, 6-AT-A, C-3A (C-9A), C-4A, JR-2 (RR-2), JR-3 (RR-3)

[Photo-ID: 10149] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Ford 5-AT-B TriMotor, American Airways, N6983, c/n 5-AT-39, Karsten Palt, 2014Ford
5-AT-B TriMotor
American Airways
Reg.: N6983
c/n: 5-AT-39
 
National Air and Space Museum [Washington, DC]
[Photo-ID: 6140] Karsten Palt 2012-06-14
Ford 5-AT-B TriMotor, PAA - Pan American Airways System, NC9637, c/n 5-AT-11, Karsten Palt, 2012Ford
5-AT-B TriMotor
PAA - Pan American Airways System
Reg.: NC9637
c/n: 5-AT-11
 
San Diego Air and Space Museum [San Diego, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6141] Karsten Palt 2012-06-14
Ford 5-AT-B TriMotor, PAA - Pan American Airways System, NC9637, c/n 5-AT-11, Karsten Palt, 2012Ford
5-AT-B TriMotor
PAA - Pan American Airways System
Reg.: NC9637
c/n: 5-AT-11
 
San Diego Air and Space Museum [San Diego, CA]