<H2>Douglas DC-5</H2>

Douglas DC-5

The Douglas DC-5 was a seventeen-passenger plane featuring greater visibility for passengers with its high wing design and port-hole windows. This aircraft had good single engine performance.
SPECIFICATIONS
Span: 78 ft. 62 in.
Length: 62 ft. 2 in.
Height: 19 ft. 10 in.
Empty Weight: 13,674 lbs.
baggage: 560 lbs.
Fuel: 550 gal
oil: 34 gal
Engine: Twin powered with either 900 hp Wright Cyclones or 1050 hp Pratt& Whitney WaspsPERFORMANCE
Maximum speed:245 mph
Cruising speed: 211 mph.
Range: 1500 miles
Rate of Climb: 1580 ft/min.
Service ceiling:23,700 ft.
The Douglas DC-5 was built at Mines Field, now los Angeles International Airport.Mines field was located in El Sugundo, CA., California.
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