early passenger aircraft performance and weight investigation info

WEIGHT and PERFORMANCE calculations and info for early passenger aircraft for comparison and evaluation added with photographs


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manufacturer model year click on the image importance role
AEG J.II 1919 pax 2 production ** speed 144 range 1563 economy ** airtaxi
Breguet 14T 1919 pax 2 production *** speed 125 range 1320 economy ** airtaxi
Airco D.H.4A 1919 pax 2 production ** speed 185 range 894 economy * airtaxi
Airco D.H.16 1919 pax 4 production ** speed 190 range 1053 economy ** airtaxi
Junkers F13a 1920 pax 4 production **** speed 168 range 222 economy ** airtaxi
Fokker F.II 1920 pax 4 production ** speed 142 range 926 economy ** airtaxi
Airco D.H.9C 1922 pax 3 production ** speed 176 range 1066 economy ** airtaxi
Bleriot SPAD S.46 1922 pax 4 production *** speed 203 range 1038 economy *** airtaxi
Boeing 40A 1927 pax 2 production *** speed 196 range 2428 economy *** airtaxi / mail
De Havilland D.H.83 Fox Moth 1932 pax 3 production **** speed 162 range 721 economy *** airtaxi
Heinkel He.70 1934 pax 4 production ** speed 342 range 2039 economy **** airtaxi
De Havilland D.H.18A 1920 pax 8 production ** speed 191 range 872 economy * light pax
Fokker F.III 1921 pax 5 production **** speed 161 range 749 economy * light pax
De Havilland D.H.34 1922 pax 8 production ** speed 196 range 849 economy * light pax
Fokker F.VII 1924 pax 8 production * speed 152 range 1037 economy ** light pax
Fokker F.VIIa 1925 pax 8 production **** speed 180 range 1537 economy *** light pax
Lockheed Vega 5B 1929 pax 6 production *** speed 283 range 1131 economy **** light pax
Northrop Alpha 2 1931 pax 6 production ** speed 271 range 867 economy *** light pax
Lockheed 9D Orion 1931 pax 6 production *** speed 306 range 822 economy *** light pax
Boeing 221 Monomail 1931 pax 6 production * speed 241 range 2385 economy **** light pax&mail
Kalinin K-5 1932 pax 8 production **** speed 178 range 1301 economy ** light pax&mail
De Havilland D.H.84 Dragon 1933 pax 6 production **** speed 196 range 1291 economy ** light pax
Northrop Delta 1933 pax 8 production ** speed 282 range 1293 economy *** light pax
ChAI 1 1934 pax 6 production ** speed 297 range 1293 economy *** light pax
De Havilland D.H.89 Dragon Rapide 1934 pax 8 production **** speed 240 range 1538 economy **** light pax
Airspeed A.S.5A Courier 1934 pax 5 production ** speed 212 range 838 economy ** light pax
Junkers Ju.160 1935 pax 6 production ** speed 323 range 1839 economy ***** light pax
Lockheed Model 12 Electra Junior 1937 pax 6 production **** speed 344 range 1389 economy **** light executive
De Havilland D.H.104 Dove 1946 pax 8 production **** speed 322 range 1650 economy **** light pax
Farman F.60 Goliath 1919 pax 12 production ** speed 120 range 814 economy * medium pax
Vickers FB28 Vimy Commercial 1920 pax 10 production ** speed 135 range 1108 economy * medium pax
Handley Page W.8b 1921 pax 12 production ** speed 159 range 832 economy * medium pax
Fokker F.VIIa/3m 1925 pax 8 production ** speed 187 range 1299 economy *** medium pax
Junkers G.24 1926 pax 9 production *** speed 182 range 1219 economy *** medium pax
Ford 4-AT-E Tri-motor 1926 pax 10 production *** speed 201 range 679 economy **** medium pax
De Havilland D.H.66 1926 pax 7 production ** speed 196 range 2001 economy *** medium pax&mail
Junkers G.31 1928 pax 15 production ** speed 200 range 1046 economy ***** medium pax
Fokker F.VIIb/3m 1928 pax 10 production *** speed 195 range 1430 economy **** medium pax
Ford 5-AT-C Tri-motor 1928 pax 14 production **** speed 229 range 944 economy **** medium pax
Fokker F-10A Super Trimotor 1929 pax 12 production *** speed 236 range 1552 economy **** medium pax
Tupolev ANT-9 1929 pax 9 production *** speed 175 range 1253 economy ** medium pax
Fokker F.XII 1931 pax 16 production * speed 209 range 1256 economy *** medium pax
Junkers Ju 52/3mce 1932 pax 17 production **** speed 263 range 1719 economy ***** medium pax
Armstrong Whitworth AW.15 Atalanta 1932 pax 17 production * speed 238 range 920 economy ** medium pax
Boeing 247 1933 pax 10 production *** speed 290 range 1695 economy *** medium pax
Tupolev PS-9 1933 pax 9 production *** speed 225 range 834 economy ** medium pax
Fokker F.XVIII 1933 pax 12 production * speed 228 range 2242 economy **** medium pax
Douglas DC-2 1934 pax 14 production **** speed 323 range 1634 economy **** medium pax
Curtiss T.32 Condor 1934 pax 15 production *** speed 260 range 1129 economy ** medium pax
De Havilland D.H.86 Express 1934 pax 12 production *** speed 254 range 1447 economy **** medium pax
Lockheed Model 10A Electra 1934 pax 10 production *** speed 321 range 1650 economy **** medium pax
Boeing 247D 1934 pax 10 production ** speed 306 range 1584 economy *** medium pax
Savoia-Marchetti S.M.73 1935 pax 18 production *** speed 314 range 1803 economy ***** medium pax
Heinkel He.111C 1936 pax 10 production ** speed 328 range 1937 economy **** medium pax
Junkers Ju.86C-1 1936 pax 10 production *** speed 309 range 3148 economy **** medium pax
Tupolev ANT-35 1937 pax 10 production ** speed 372 range 812 economy ** medium pax
Lockheed Model 14 Super Electra 1937 pax 12 production *** speed 380 range 1253 economy *** medium pax
Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar 1940 pax 16 production *** speed 407 range 1402 economy **** medium pax
Avro 691 Lancastrian 1945 pax 13 production *** speed 470 range 5957 economy ** medium pax
Fokker Universal 1926 pax 4 production *** speed 180 range 1432 economy *** light utility
Fokker Super Universal 1928 pax 6 production **** speed 211 range 1575 economy ***** light utility
Fairchild FC-2W 1928 pax 4 production ** speed 205 range 1250 economy **** light utility
Stinson SM-1F Detroiter 1929 pax 5 production ** speed 182 range 1125 economy *** light utility
Bellanca CH-300 Pacemaker 1929 pax 5 production ** speed 214 range 1259 economy *** light utility
Travel Air 6000B 1929 pax 5 production *** speed 200 range 825 economy ** light utility
Fokker F-14 1929 pax 8 production ** speed 209 range 997 economy *** light utility
Fokker F.IV 1922 pax 12 production * speed 147 range 420 economy * medium utility
Caproni Ca.48 1919 pax 23 production * speed 133 range 465 economy * regional prop
Armstrong Whitworth Argosy Mk.I 1926 pax 20 production * speed 168 range 538 economy * regional prop
Douglas DC-3 1936 pax 21 production ***** speed 297 range 1474 economy **** regional prop
Focke Wulf FW200A 1938 pax 26 production ** speed 355 range 1698 economy *** regional prop
De Havilland D.H.91 Albatross 1938 pax 22 production * speed 344 range 1568 economy ** regional prop
Vickers Viking Ib 1946 pax 24 production *** speed 340 range 1818 economy *** regional prop
Fokker F.32 1930 pax 32 production ** speed 214 range 417 economy ** commuter prop
Handley Page H.P.42W 1931 pax 38 production * speed 194 range 774 economy * commuter prop
Tupolev ANT-14 1933 pax 36 production * speed 224 range 1801 economy **** commuter prop
Short L.17 Scylla 1934 pax 39 production * speed 209 range 555 economy * commuter prop 30
Junkers Ju.90B 1938 pax 40 production ** speed 332 range 1646 economy *** commuter prop
Douglas DC-4E 1938 pax 42 production * speed 374 range 3213 economy ** commuter prop
Armstrong Whitworth A.W.27 Ensign Mk.I 1939 pax 40 production ** speed 312 range 1639 economy ** commuter prop
Boeing 307 Stratoliner 1940 pax 33 production ** speed 368 range 1983 economy *** commuter prop
Avro 685 York 1944 pax 42 production *** speed 338 range 5582 economy *** commuter prop
Douglas DC-4-1009 1945 pax 44 production *** speed 382 range 4944 economy **** transatlantic airliner
Lockheed L-049 Constellation 1946 pax 60 production *** speed 504 range 5713 economy **** transatlantic airliner
Douglas DC-6 1947 pax 60 production **** speed 501 range 5605 economy *** transatlantic airliner
Lockheed L-749 Constellation 1947 pax 60 production *** speed 497 range 5970 economy *** transatlantic airliner
Lockheed L-749A Constellation 1949 pax 60 production *** speed 497 range 5970 economy *** transatlantic airliner
Handley Page H.P.81 Hermes IV 1950 pax 63 production ** speed 441 range 3610 economy **** commuter prop airliner
Airspeed A.S.57 Ambassador 1952 pax 50 production ** speed 463 range 2787 economy **** commuter prop airliner
Tupolev ANT-20 1934 pax 72 production * speed 220 range 1050 economy ** high capacity passenger aircraft
Boeing 377 Stratocruiser 1949 pax 75 production *** speed 574 range 6049 economy ** transcontinental airliner
Bristol 167 Brabazon Mk.I 1949 pax 100 production * speed 402 range 9899 economy * trans-Atlantic airliner
Douglas DC-6B 1951 pax 70 production **** speed 507 range 5921 economy *** transcontinental airliner
Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation 1952 pax 80 production ** speed 515 range 6146 economy *** trans-continental airliner
Lockheed L-1049C Super Constellation 1953 pax 85 production ** speed 526 range 9572 economy ** Trans-Atlantic airliner
Douglas DC-7 1953 pax 74 production *** speed 587 range 9824 economy ** non-stop transcontinental airliner
Douglas DC-7B 1955 pax 74 production *** speed 578 range 10765 economy *** non-stop transcontinental airliner
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation 1955 pax 85 production *** speed 533 range 10521 economy ** non-stop transcontinental airliner
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas 1956 pax 76 production *** speed 591 range 11757 economy *** non-stop trans-atlantic airliner
Lockheed L-1649A Starliner 1957 pax 92 production ** speed 563 range 9275 economy ** non-stop trans-Atlantic airliner
Levy-Le Pen type R 1917 pax 2 production *** speed 130 range 400 economy *** light flying boat
Zeppelin Staaken type 8301 Seaplane 1919 pax 24 production * speed 117 range 1232 economy ** heavy float plane
Short S.8 Calcutta 1928 ***
Fokker F.V 1924 **