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1961-1970

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After absorbing Consórcio Real-Aerovias, Varig added to its fleet five DC-6B, passenger version. Those aircrafts had flown in company’s domestic lines.

 

Operated units

05

Constructor

Douglas Aircraft Company, United States

Engine

Four Pratt & Whitney R-2800 CB-16 with 2400 HP each (18 cylinders, air cooling system)

Wingspread

117,49 feet

Length

105,58 feet

Height

28,41 feet

Cruising speed

315 miles/hr.

Flight reach

3,001 miles

Maximum flight altitude

25,001 feet

Empty aircraft weight

82,277 pounds

Maximum take-off weight

107,017 pounds

Technical crew

05(2 pilots, 1 mec.vôo,1 rad.teleg. e 1 naveg.)

Maximum number of passengers

102

Maximum number of passengers (VARIG’s configuration)

80

 

 

 

 

 

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