Sud Aviation Caravelle


Sud Aviation Caravelle

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Incidents

*1963: Swissair Flight 306

*4 November 1967 - Iberia Airlines Flight 062 crashed at Black Down Hill Sussex, United Kingdom killing all 37 passengers and crew.

*1968: Air France Flight 1611

*October 12, 1976: Indian Airlines, Mumbai, India: The right engine caught fire shortly after takeoff and the crew elected to return.Fact|date=October 2008 Fuel flow to the engine was not stopped and the fire spread through the fuselage and led to hydraulic system failure and a loss of aircraft control shortly before landing. All six crew members and 89 passengers were killed.Fact|date=October 2008

Aircraft on display

*One Caravelle is outside of the Museum of Aviation in Belgrade in Belgrade, Serbia, near the Nikola Tesla International Airport coord|44|49|10.85|N|20|17|8.54|E. The aircraft was from JAT Yugoslav Airlines from some 3-4 decades ago.
*At least until 2001, there was a Caravelle at Le Bourget Aerospace Museum in Paris coord|48|57|16.10|N|2|25|20.48|E.
*A 1959 Caravelle III, "Finn Viking", SAS reg number LN-KLH is preserved at the Museum of technology, Oslo, Norway [http://museumsnett.no/ntm/no/utstillingene/fly/nluft.htm] .
*A 1960 Caravelle III, "Ulf Viking", SAS, reg number OY-KRD is preserved at the Danish National Museum of Science and Technology, Helsingør, Denmark. [ [http://www.tekniskmuseum.dk/] ]
*A Sabena Caravelle is located at the Brussels Museum for Aviation.
*A former United Airlines Caravelle, in Airborne Express livery, is parked at the New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, USA.
*One Caravelle is located within the perimeter of Nice airport on the Eastern side (coord|43.672922|7.227191|type:landmark). Close by is the monument to the September 1968 accident when a Caravelle crashed with the loss of all on board.
*One Caravelle in good condition is located in Makedonia Airport, Thessaloniki [Greece] .
*N98KT, a Caravelle VI-R, is parked at Van Nuys Airport in Van Nuys (near Los Angeles), California.
*N1001U, c/n 86, the first production Caravelle VI-R, is preserved at the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona.
*An unidentified Caravelle model is located at the Pima Community College Aviation Technology Center, Tucson Arizona. (N1002U c/n 87?)
*Another preserved ex-Air-France-Aircraft sits besides the tower at Avignon Airport in Southern France.
*The Aircraft Museum of Montelimar in Southern France has a French ex-military Caravelle. Visitors can climb inside.
*Istanbul aviation Museum gives shelter for an ex Istanbul Airlines Caravelle.
*A Caravelle aircraft used for microgravity flights is parked at Bordeaux-Merignac airport.
*A blank Caravelle is parked at Satolas, near Lyons' St Exupery Int'l (LYS) airport. coord|45.728618|5.08108|type:landmark
*One Caravelle is located at the Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The aircraft engines are run monthly to maintain them, and are lubricated to the hydraulic system. The aircraft is owned by "Le Caravelle Club". Ex-Swedish Air Force Tp85 tail number 852. Ex-SAS reg. SE-DAI.
*Another Caravelle is also located at Arlanda owned by "Luftfartsverket", the Swedish royal airport operator's museum. The aircraft is in a bad condition.
* Swedish Air Force Museum in Linköping cares for one Caravelle III serial# 172. Ex-Swedish Air Force Tp85 tail number 851. Ex-SAS reg. SE-DAG. Its current location is on the "Malmen" air base outside of Linköping, Sweden. It is being stored outdoors and the long-term plan is to restore it for display in the configuration in which it was used by the air force (signal reconnaissance).

pecifications

aircraft specifications
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jet or prop?=jet
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crew=3
capacity=80 (I,IA,III,VI-R,VI-N,10R); 89-99 (11R); 105 (10A); 140 (12)
payload main=8.4 t (III); 7.9 t (VI-N); 8.2 t (VI-R); 9.4 t (10R); 9.1 t (11R)
payload alt=
length main= 31.01 m (I,IA,III,VI-N,VI-R,10R); 32.71 m (10R); 33.01 m (10A); 36.24 m (12)
length alt=105 ft
span main=34.3 m
span alt=112 ft 6 in
height main= 8.72 m (I,IA,III,VI-N,VI-R,10A.11R); 9.02 m (12)
height alt=
area main= 146.7 sq.m
area alt=
airfoil= Swept wing at 1/4 of the chord line: 20º
empty weight main= 22.2 t (III); 24.9 t (VI-N); 26.3 t (VI-R); 26.7 t (10R); 28.8 t (11R); 29.5 t (12)
empty weight alt=
loaded weight main=
loaded weight alt=
useful load main=
useful load alt=
max takeoff weight main= 46 t (III); 48 t (VI-N); 50 t (VI-R); 52 t (10R,11R); 58 t (12)
max takeoff weight alt=
more general=
engine (jet)=Rolls-Royce Avon or Pratt & Whitney JT8D
type of jet= turbojet
number of jets=2
thrust main=
thrust alt=
thrust original=
afterburning thrust main=
afterburning thrust alt=
max speed main= 805 hm/h (III); 845 km/h (VI-N, VI-R); 800 km/h (10R,11R)
max speed alt=
cruise speed main=
cruise speed alt=
stall speed main=
stall speed alt=
never exceed speed main=
never exceed speed alt=
range main= 1,700 km (III); 2,350 km (VI-N); 2,300 km (VI-R,11R); 3,455 km (10R); 3,465 km (12)
range alt=
ceiling main= 12,000 m
ceiling alt= 39,370 f
climb rate main=
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loading main=
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thrust/weight=
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ee also

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related=
* Sud Aviation Super-Caravelle
similar aircraft=
* BAC One-Eleven
* de Havilland Comet
* McDonnell Douglas DC-9
* Tupolev Tu-104
lists=
* List of airliners

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