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Burnelli CB-16

VIP / Corporate Passenger Aircraft

Burnelli CB-16

VIP / Corporate Passenger Aircraft

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



Just one example of the revolutionary Burnelli CB-16 was completed in the late 1920s, bankrolled by Paul W. Chapman.
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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1929
MANUFACTURER(S): Burnelli - USA
PRODUCTION: 1
OPERATORS: United States (cancelled)
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the Burnelli CB-16 model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 2
LENGTH: 47.08 feet (14.35 meters)
WIDTH: 90.06 feet (27.45 meters)
WEIGHT (EMPTY): 8,818 pounds (4,000 kilograms)
WEIGHT (MTOW): 11,707 pounds (5,310 kilograms)
ENGINE: 2 x Curtiss Conqueror V-12 piston engines developing 500 horsepower each.
SPEED (MAX): 146 miles-per-hour (235 kilometers-per-hour; 127 knots)
RANGE: 808 miles (1,300 kilometers; 702 nautical miles)
CEILING: 16,404 feet (5,000 meters; 3.11 miles)
RATE-OF-CLIMB: 940 feet-per-minute (287 meters-per-minute)




ARMAMENT



None.
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• CB-11 - Base Series Designation
• Uppercu-Burnelli CB-300 - Alternative designation






MEDIA







Our Data Modules allow for quick visual reference when comparing a single entry against contemporary designs. Areas covered include general ratings, speed assessments, and relative ranges based on distances between major cities.

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Relative Maximum Speed Rating
Hi: 150mph
Lo: 75mph
    This entry's maximum listed speed (146mph).

    Graph average of 112.5 miles-per-hour.
City-to-City Ranges
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Graph showcases the Burnelli CB-16's operational range (on internal fuel) when compared to distances between major cities.
Aviation Era
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Useful in showcasing the era cross-over of particular aircraft/aerospace designs.
Unit Production Comparison
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
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  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

  ** Military Market High belongs to Ilyushin Il-2.


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Supported Roles
A2A
Interception
UAV
Ground Attack
CAS
Training
ASW
Anti-Ship
AEW
MEDEVAC
EW
Maritime/Navy
SAR
Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
VIP
Passenger
Business
Recon
SPECOPS
X-Plane/Development
A2A=Air-to-Air; UAV=Unmanned; CAS=Close Support; ASW=Anti-Submarine; AEW=Airborne Early Warning; MEDEVAC=Medical Evac; EW=Electronic Warfare; SAR=Search-Rescue