Nord Aviation (SNCAN) ? SNCAC NC.853 / NC.854

Touring Aircraft

Nord NC.854S © Jenny Coffey
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The SNCAC / Nord NC.853 / NC.854 is a single-engine two-seat light touring aircraft produced by the French manufacturer SNCAC, Société Nationale de Constructions Aéronautiques du Centre, later by Nord Aviation / SNCAN, Société Nationale de Constructions Aéronautiques du Nord.
The NC.853 / NC.854 are members of the SNCAC NC.850 Series. Total production was: 92 NC.853 and 47 NC.854
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelContinental A-65
Engine Power48 kW65 hp
Speed156 km/h84 kts
  97 mph
Service Ceiling5.000 m16.404 ft
Range600 km324 NM
373 mi.
Empty Weight352 kg776 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight610 kg1.345 lbs
Wing Span11,27 m36 ft 12 in
Wing Area15,5 m²167 ft²
Length6,80 m22 ft 4 in
Height2,09 m6 ft 10 in
First Flight15.03.1948
Production Statusout of production
Total Production92
Data for (Version)SNCAC NC.854