Douglas DC-7


Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas © Nicholas A Vollaro
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The Douglas DC-7 is a four-engine long-range Airliner with a capacity of maximum 105 passengers produced by the US-American manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company.
The DC-7 is a development of the Douglas DC-6.
Passengersmax. 105
Propulsion4 Radial Engines
Engine ModelWright R-3350 988TC-18EA-1 Turbo Compound
Engine Power (each)2535 kW3400 hp
Speed654 km/h353 kts
  406 mph
Service Ceiling6.614 m21.700 ft
Range7.408 km4.000 NM
4.603 mi.
Empty Weight33.005 kg72.763 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight64.864 kg143.000 lbs
Wing Span38,86 m127 ft 6 in
Wing Area152,1 m1637 ft
Length34,21 m112 ft 3 in
Height9,70 m31 ft 10 in
First Flight05/1953
Production Statusout of production
Total Production338
Developed fromDouglas DC-6B
Data for (Version)Douglas DC-7C (Seven Seas)

[Photo-ID: 10999] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Douglas DC-7B, , N51701, c/n 44701 / 593, Karsten Palt, 2015Douglas
Reg.: N51701
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