Thursday, July 26, 2007


Focus on old aircrafts; The RR From Ford

Interestingly the Ford Motor Company, known for manufacturing automobiles, first developed this all-metal monoplane called the RR in 1927.

It was a very strong plane that could be used for stunts, and this is the plane that Admiral Richard E. Bird flew over the South Pole on November 28, 1928. Usually, the RR was used as a passenger and cargo plane, carrying up to 10 passengers.
Length: 50 feet 3 inches
Wingspan: 77 feet 10 inches
Speed: 135 mph
Ceiling:18,000 feet
Range: 505 miles
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Radials, 450 hp each
Crew: 3

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