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    • Year
      1906
      2018
    • Length
      15 m
      23 m
    • Height
      6 m
      10 m
    • Width
      1 m
      8 m
    • Diameter
      3 m
      9 m
    • Wing area
      76 m2
      116 m2
    • Wingspan (Beam)
      23 m
      36 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
      8303 kg
      12456 kg
    • Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight)
      13636 kg
      20454 kg
    • Loaded weight
      3037 kg
      4557 kg
    • Crew
      4 per.
      8 per.
    • Useful load
      26 kg
      90700 kg
    • Payload
      23 kg
      122470 kg
    • Capacity passengers
      8 per.
      12 per.
    • Hardpoints
      1 qt
      2576 qt
    • Ground Speed
      96 km/h
      1500 km/h
    • Max. Speed
      304 km/h
      456 km/h
    • Сruise Speed
      160 km/h
      240 km/h
    • Stall Speed
      95 km/h
      143 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
      4157 l
      6237 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
      2280 hp
      3420 hp
    • Thrust
      1 kN
      1914 kN
    • Service ceiling
      5242 m
      7864 m
    • Static ceiling
      3 m
      5485 m
    • Range (Ferry range)
      3671 km
      5508 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
      353 m/min
      531 m/min
    • Rate of sink
      36 m/min
      56 m/min
    • Time to altitude
      0 min
      105 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
      372 qt
      560 qt
    • Price
      41 USD
      750000000 USD

Grumman HU-16 Albatross

TypeFlying car
Company

Grumman Aerospace Corporation

Scheme

High wing

Monoplane

Geometry
Length (m)
1.9
 
19.2
88.7
Height (m)
0.6
 
7.9
50.1
Wings
Wing area (m2)
1.1
 
96.2
925
Wingspan (Beam) (m)
0.1
 
29.5
95
Weights
Empty weight (kg)
8
 
10,379.6
276,800
Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight) (kg)
154
 
17,045
575,000
Loaded weight (kg)
5
 
3,797
242,500
Capacity
Crew (per.)
1
 
6
112
4-6
Capacity passengers (per.)
1
 
10
400
Speeds
Max. Speed (km/h)
25
 
380
28,165
Сruise Speed (km/h)
52
 
200
3,087
Stall Speed (km/h)
40
 
119
257.7
Fuel
Fuel Capacity (l)
23
 
5,197
320,000
2,550 L internally, plus 1,512 L in wingtip floats plus two 1,135 L drop tanks
Power
Total Power (hp)
0.4
 
2,850
60,000
2 powerplants 1425 hp each
Performance
Service ceiling (m)
0.6
 
6,553.2
161,544
Range (Ferry range) (km)
4
 
4,589.3
40,700
Dynamic Performance
Rate of climb (m/min)
1.9
 
442.0
36,000
Stat
Number built (qt)
0
 
466
43,000
Introduction 1947
First flight 24.10.1947
Stop production 1995

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