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SA-16 Albatross
Specifications | Achievements | Photos


SA-16 Albatross


SA-16 Albatross Specifications
Primary Function: Utility, Search & Rescue
Contractor: Grumman
Crew: Four, 10 passengers
Unit Cost: N/A
Powerplant
  Two Wright R-1820-76BA radial engines rated at 1425 hp each.
Dimensions
Length: 62 ft, 3 in
Wingspan: 97 ft, 8 in
Height: 26 ft
Weights
Empty: 22,840 lb
Max. Takeoff: 35,635 lb
Performance
Speed: 316 mph
Ceiling: 21,505.91 ft
Range: 3,274 miles
Armament
  N/A


SA-16 Albatross Achievements
  • The Albatross established a world record for twin-engine amphibians with an altitude of 32,883 ft.
  • The Albatross rescued thousands of personnel during the Korean War.


SA-16 Albatross Photos
SA-16 Albatross
Photo courtesy Bud Norris
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SA-16 Albatross
Photo courtesy Bud Norris
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