Lockheed 12 Electra Junior

Corporate / Commuter Aircraft

Lockheed UC-40A Electra Junior (12-A) N93R 1257 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Lockheed 12 Electra Junior is a twin-engined eight-seat corporate travel and commuter aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Lockheed Corporation. Lockheed 12 in service with the US Army Air Corps were designated C-40 (later redesignated UC-40) and in service with the US Navy and US Marine Corps JO-1 and JO-2.
The Lockheed 12 is a scaled down development of the Lockheed Electra 10-A.
Crew2
Passengers6
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Junior SB
Engine Power (each)336 kW450 hp
Speed361 km/h195 kts
  224 mph
Service Ceiling6.980 m22.900 ft
Range1.287 km695 NM
800 mi.
Empty Weight2.615 kg5.765 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight3.924 kg8.650 lbs
Wing Span15,09 m49 ft 6 in
Wing Area32,7 m352 ft
Length10,97 m35 ft 12 in
Height2,97 m9 ft 9 in
First Flight27.06.1936
Production Statusout of production
Total Production130
Developed fromLockheed 10 Electra
ICAO CodeL12
Data for (Version)Lockheed L-12-A Electra Junior
VariantsLockheed 12A, Lockheed 12B, C-40 (Lockheed 12A), C-40A, C-40D, JO-1, JO-2, Model 212, Model 12-26

[Photo-ID: 12993] Karsten Palt 2016-07-10
Lockheed 12A Electra Junior, , NC14999, c/n 1252, Karsten Palt, 2016Lockheed
12A Electra Junior
Reg.: NC14999
c/n: 1252
 
Flying Legends 2016 [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 6350] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Lockheed UC-40A Electra Junior (12-A), , N93R, c/n 1257, Karsten Palt, 2012Lockheed
UC-40A Electra Junior (12-A)
Reg.: N93R
c/n: 1257
 
ex USAAF 38-540
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6351] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Lockheed UC-40A Electra Junior (12-A), , N93R, c/n 1257, Karsten Palt, 2012Lockheed
UC-40A Electra Junior (12-A)
Reg.: N93R
c/n: 1257
 
ex USAAF 38-540
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]