Breitling super Constellation

Super Constellation Flyers Association

Technical data

     
Engines 4 Wright Cyclones R-3350, developing 3’250 HP each.
 
Propellers Hamilton Standard : Constant Speed, Hydraulic
  Hub Material : steel
  Blade material : Aluminium Alloy
  Number of blades : 3 (6901A-O)
  Diameter: 15’ 2” (4,63 meters)
  Max.RPM: 2900
 
Airspeed limits (IAS-indicated) VNO (normal operation) 260 Kts / 482 Km/h
  VNE (never exceed) 293 Kts / 543 Km/h
  Va  (maneuvering) 180 Kts / 333 Km/h
  Vf  (takeoff position 60%) 184 Kts / 341 Km/h
  Vf  (approach position 66%) 161 Kts / 298 Km/h
  Vf  (80%) 153 Kts / 283 Km/h
  Vf  (landing position 100%) 148 Kts / 274 Km/h
  VLO (landing gear operation) 165 Kts / 306 Km/h
  VLE (landing gear extension) 165 Kts / 306 Km/h
 
Weight limits Maximum for take off 120'000 lbs / 54,55 t
  Maximum for landing 101'500 lbs / 46,1 t
  Maximum zero-fuel-weight  96’760 lbs / 44 t
 
Minimum crew Pilot, co-pilot and flight engineer
 
Fuel Capacity Tanks 2 & 3 (inboard)  790 USG or  2990 l each
  Tanks 1 & 4 (middle) 1555 USG or  5880 l each
  Tanks 2a & 3a (outboard)  565 USG or  2136 l each
  Tank 5 (center section)  730 USG or  2560 l each
  Total 6550 USG or 24760 l
 
Oil capacity 4 engine tanks 40 USG or 151 l each
  1 auxiliary cell (center section) 67 USG or 253 l each
 
Dimensions Wingspan 123 ft or 37 m
  Length 113 ft or 34 m
  Heigh  24 ft or  7 m
 
Miscellaneous Empty weight 70'000 lbs or 31,8 t
  Range 3'500 NM or 6500 Km
  Fuel consumption 480 USG or 1800 l hour
  Endurance (no reserve) 14 hours
  Oil consumption 3,5 USG or 13 l/hr per engine
  Normal approach speed  
  initially (flaps at 60 %) 140 kts or 260 Km/h
  reducing to  (flaps 100 %) 115 kts or 213 Km/h
 
  Maximum ceiling: approx. 12’000 ft or 3650 m (with 100LL fuel), was 23’200 ft or 7050 m (with 115/145 octane fuel)
  True Air speed (TAS): 235 kts or 435 Km/h at 10’000ft
  Minimum runway length required for T/O and Landing: 4’500 ft or 1’400m
  Max demonstrated crosswind: 30 knots or 56 Km/h

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