Boeing 377 Stratocruise

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Title: Boeing 377 Stratocruiser ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, BOAC, G-AKGH Collection: Charles M. Daniels Collection Photo Album Name: U.S. Manufacturers I, A to Br Page #: 73 Tags: Boeing 377 Stratocruiser. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Boeing 377 Stratocruiser 
The Boeing 377 Stratocruiser is an airliner, passenger model of the 367 Stratofreighter that is itself the shipment model of the B-50 Superfortress. Its first flight happened July 8, 1947. 
notwithstanding severe design flaws and a marginal1 service report, the Stratocruiser is one of the brilliant gadgets propellers after the conflict. Being extremely complicated and steeply-priced, simplest 56 copies were constructed. it's far typically in use until 1960 and is made out of date by using the arrival of the 707 and different first-technology jet plane. The 377 is the largest model in the fleet of Pan Am employer until the advent of the 707. Its spiral staircase main to a living room at the lower deck inspired that of the 747. this is one of the few fashions with of a double deck passenger configuration (some other being the French Breguet Deux Ponts) earlier than the advent of 747 (even though some airline business enterprise have set up a residing room on a decrease deck on the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar.

Specifications :  
crew :  3-4
Passengers : 55-117
Length : 33.63 m
Wingspan : 43,05 m
Height 11,66 m
Wing area : 164,34 m²
Empty weight: 37,875 kg
Max takeoff weight : 66,134 kg
Cruising speed : 547 km / h
Maximum speed : 604 km / h
Service ceiling :  9.750 m
Range :  6760 km
Engines : four air-cooled 28-cylinder quad radial engines Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major with each 2,610 kW

Operators :

United Kingdom
United States

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