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Loire 130 reconnaissance flying boat

 

Loire 130M

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
Loire 130M recon 8/1936 - 10/1938, late 1940 - 1941 126 autumn 1947 ---
Loire 130C 12/1949 strengthened wing, advanced cooling

 

Modification

Loire 130M

Wing span, m

16.00

Length, m

11.30

Height, m

3.85

Wings area, m2

40.10

Empty mass, kg

2090

Full flying-off mass, kg

3396

Engine 1 Hispano-Suiza 12Xirs
Power, h. p. 690
Maximal speed, km/h 226
Cruise speed, km/h 172
Flying range, km 1100
Vertical speed, m/s  
Maximal altitude, m 6000
Complement 3 + 4 passengers
Armament 2 x 7.5 MAC MG, 150 kg bombs

Loire 130C

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009