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    • Year
      1906
      2018
    • Length
      16 m
      25 m
    • Height
      4 m
      7 m
    • Width
      1 m
      8 m
    • Diameter
      3 m
      9 m
    • Wing area
      77 m2
      117 m2
    • Wingspan (Beam)
      26 m
      41 m
    • Wing loading
      3 kg/m2
      829 kg/m2
    • Swept
      4 m
      10 m
    • Sweep
      25 deg
      68 deg
    • Aspect ratio
      1
      26
    • Disc area
      1 m2
      460 m2
    • Main rotor diameter
      1 m
      62 m
    • Rotor number
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Blades per rotor
      4 qt
      5 qt
    • Disc loading
      17 kg/m2
      73 kg/m2
    • Tail rotor diameter
      0 m
      5 m
    • Empty weight
      11120 kg
      16680 kg
    • Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight)
      154 kg
      575000 kg
    • Loaded weight
      20320 kg
      30482 kg
    • Crew
      3 per.
      5 per.
    • Useful load
      26 kg
      90700 kg
    • Payload
      23 kg
      122470 kg
    • Capacity passengers
      20 per.
      30 per.
    • Hardpoints
      1 qt
      2576 qt
    • Ground Speed
      96 km/h
      1500 km/h
    • Max. Speed
      386 km/h
      580 km/h
    • Сruise Speed
      276 km/h
      416 km/h
    • Stall Speed
      40 km/h
      258 km/h
    • Landing Speed
      68 km/h
      270 km/h
    • Minimum control speed
      24 km/h
      113 km/h
    • Never exceed speed
      107 km/h
      1050 km/h
    • Fuel Capacity
      8800 l
      13200 l
    • Fuel External
      142 l
      10025 l
    • Power/mass
      0 hp/kg
      23 hp/kg
    • Thrust/weight
      0 kN/kg
      3 kN/kg
    • Afterburning thrust
      29 kN/kg
      980 kN/kg
    • Total Power
      3840 hp
      5760 hp
    • Thrust
      1 kN
      1914 kN
    • Service ceiling
      6827 m
      10241 m
    • Static ceiling
      3 m
      5485 m
    • Range (Ferry range)
      1802 km
      2704 km
    • Range PTB (Ferry range)
      720 km
      10000 km
    • Сombat radius
      277 km
      7210 km
    • Endurance
      0 h
      150 h
    • Takeoff roll
      20 m
      3200 m
    • Landing roll
      20 m
      2570 m
    • Maximum glide ratio
      7
      43
    • Load factor from
      2 G
      9 G
    • Rate of climb
      1 m/min
      36000 m/min
    • Rate of sink
      36 m/min
      56 m/min
    • Time to altitude
      48 min
      72 min
    • Propellers
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Prop diameter
      1 m
      6 m
    • Prop blade number
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Guns
      1 qt
      18 qt
    • Bombs
      1 qt
      250 qt
    • Missiles
      1 qt
      24 qt
    • Rockets
      1 qt
      76 qt
    • Torpedoes
      1 qt
      4 qt
    • Bombs weight
      2 kg
      39000 kg
    • Rockets weight
      1 kg
      48 kg
    • Number built
      229 qt
      345 qt
    • Price
      41 USD
      750000000 USD

Consolidated C-87 Liberator Express

TypeAircraft
Company

Consolidated Aircraft Corporation

Scheme

High wing

Monoplane

Geometry
Length (m)
1.9
 
20.2
88.7
Height (m)
0.6
 
5.5
50.1
Wings
Wing area (m2)
1.1
 
97.4
925
Wingspan (Beam) (m)
0.1
 
33.5
95
Weights
Empty weight (kg)
8
 
13,900
276,800
Loaded weight (kg)
5
 
25,401
242,500
Capacity
Crew (per.)
1
 
4
112
pilot, co-pilot, navigator, radio operator
Capacity passengers (per.)
1
 
25
400
or 2,700 kg of cargo for transatlantic flights and 4,500 kg max for shorter flights
Speeds
Max. Speed (km/h)
25
 
483
28,165
at 7600 m
Сruise Speed (km/h)
52
 
346
3,087
Fuel
Fuel Capacity (l)
23
 
11,000
320,000
Power
Total Power (hp)
0.4
 
4,800
60,000
4 powerplants 1200 hp each
Performance
Service ceiling (m)
0.6
 
8,534
161,544
at 25000 kg take-off weight
Range (Ferry range) (km)
4
 
2,253
40,700
at 60% power
Dynamic Performance
Time to altitude (min)
0.6
 
60
105
to 6100 m
Stat
Number built (qt)
0
 
287
43,000
Introduction 1942

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