The Saunders-Roe Princess flying boat became the largest all-metal flying boat aircraft to have been built - just one example was completed.
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[ 1 Units ] : Saunders-Roe (SARO) - UK
- Commercial Market
- X-Plane / Developmental
147.64 ft (45 m)
219.49 ft (66.9 m)
55.74 ft (16.99 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Saunders-Roe SR.45 production model)
190,038 lb (86,200 kg)
345,023 lb (156,500 kg)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Saunders-Roe SR.45 production model)
4 x Bristol Coupled-Proteus 610 turboprop engines developing 5,000 horsepower each with 2 x Bristol Proteus 620 turboprop engines developing an additional 2,500 horsepower; All engines driving four-bladed propeller units.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Saunders-Roe SR.45 production model)
379 mph (610 kph; 329 kts)
39,370 feet (12,000 m; 7.46 miles)
5,720 miles (9,205 km; 4,970 nm)
1,900 ft/min (579 m/min)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Saunders-Roe SR.45 production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Saunders-Roe SR.45 production model)
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