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Burnelli CB-16 - United States, 1929

Detailing the development and operational history of the Burnelli CB-16 VIP / Corporate Passenger Aircraft.

 Entry last updated on 9/2/2017; Authored by Staff Writer; Content ¬©

Just one example of the revolutionary Burnelli CB-16 was completed in the late 1920s, bankrolled by Paul W. Chapman.

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Burnelli CB-16 Specifications

Service Year: 1929
Type: VIP / Corporate Passenger Aircraft
National Origin: United States
Manufacturer(s): Burnelli - USA
Total Production: 1

Structural (Crew, Dimensions, Weights)

Operating Crew (Typical): 2
Overall Width: 90.06 feet (27.45 meters)
Weight (Empty): 8,818 lb (4,000 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 11,707 lb (5,310 kg)

Power / Performance (Engine Type, Top Speed)

Engine: 2 x Curtiss Conqueror V-12 piston engines developing 500 horsepower each.

Maximum Speed: 127 knots (146 mph; 235 kph)
Maximum Range: 702 nautical miles (808 miles; 1,300 km)
Service Ceiling: 16,404 feet (5,000 meters; 3.11 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 940 feet-per-minute (287 m/min)

Armament / Mission Payload


Global Operators (Customers, Users)

United States (cancelled)

Model Variants

CB-11 - Base Series Designation
Uppercu-Burnelli CB-300 - Alternative designation