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Sakura Matou Nov 8 2013 says:

BAC-11-500 series, here is it's performance.

Length (m) 32.6
Wingspan (m) 28.5
Height (m) 7.5
Wing area (m2) 95.8
Maximum take-off weight (kg) 45 200
Maximum landing weight (kg) 39 000
Operating empty weight (kg) 24 780
Maximum zero fuel weight (kg) 36 740
Maximum payload (kg) 11 990
Standard fuel capacity (litres) 14 020
Range with max payload (km) 2 700
Maximum operating altitude (m) 10 700
Take-off field length (m) 2 280
Landing field length (m) 1 450
Engines R-R Spey 512-14DW,
2 x 12530 lb

Cabin Data
Passengers (1-class) 99-119
Cabin width (m) 3.15

Wanted to try something new tell me if you guys want me to continue posting a plane of the week!

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OminousSpudd Nov 8 2013 replied:

To your question. Absolutely!

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Sakura Matou Nov 8 2013 replied:

Cool if I get enough Interest I will.

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RT2... Nov 11 2013 replied:

It is a good idea, if you do not mind the effort. :)

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Sakura Matou Nov 11 2013 replied:

Nope not at all if it is interesting to people :)

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ʇɐuʞɐʇǝp Nov 13 2013 says:

jes plis.

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The British Aircraft Corporation was formed by a Government forced merger of Vickers, Bristol, English Electric and Hunting. The 'One-Eleven' was the first commercial aircraft produced by the newly formed BAC. It was designed as a jet replacement for the earlier turboprop Viscount which had been extremely successful. This gave the 1-11 a clear place in the aviation market and unlike the VC10 and Trident it was not hindered by the strict specifications of a single airline. Early trials gave problems, with the prototype crashing a few weeks into testing. An unrecoverable deep stall was found to be the cause, the 'T' tail being caught up in the air disturbance from the main wing. The main wing leading edge was redesigned, along with the elevator controls. The original elevator, a non-powered servo-tab design, was replaced with a more reliable hydraulically assisted elevator with geared tabs to ease the loading.

Despite the early problems, an impressive 60 plus orders were secured prior to its production, including important orders by the US airlines Braniff and Mohawk.

The Series 500 ((Shown)) was launched on the strength of an order placed on the 27th January 1967 by British European Airways. This version had the fuselage extended by 13ft 6in (4.11m) by the insertion of two plugs. This allowed for four more seat rows to be installed and therefore increased passenger capacity by twenty. Overwing emergency exits had to be doubled to four. Underfloor hold volume was increased. Various structural changes were also required and higher rated Speys were fitted. This gave the aircraft a maximum take-off weight of 47400 kg. The aircraft (G-ASYD cn 053) first flew from Hurn on the 30 June 1967. First delivery (G-AVMJ cn 138) went to British European Airways on the 29 August 1968. Other Series 500 customers included British United Airways, Caledonian Airways, Panair / Paninternational, Aviateca, Bahamas Airways, Court Line, Sadia / Transbrasil, ALA / Austral, British

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