Felixstowe F.2A Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1917
Type: Flying Boat Aircraft
National Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer(s): SE Saunders Ltd / Aircraft Manufacturing Company / May, Harden & May / Felixstowe - UK
Production Total: 175
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 4
Overall Length: 46.26 feet (14.1 meters)
Overall Width: 95.64 feet (29.15 meters)
Overall Height: 17.52 feet (5.34 meters)
Weight (Empty): 7,496 lb (3,400 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 11,023 lb (5,000 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 2 x Rolls-Royce Eagle VII V12 radial piston engines developing 345 horsepower each.
Maximum Speed: 96 mph (154 kph; 83 knots)
Maximum Range: 559 miles (900 km)
Service Ceiling: 9,843 feet (3,000 meters; 1.86 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 253 feet-per-minute (77 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 7.7mm Lewis machine gun in nose
3 x 7.7mm Lewis machine guns in fuselage
Up to 460lb of external ordnance.
3 x 7.7mm Lewis machine guns (additional)
Global Operators / Customers
United Kingdom; United States
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
F.2 - Base Series Designation; based on a heavily modified Curtiss H-12 flying boat.
F.2A - Definitive production version; completed with Rolls-Royce Eagle VIII series engines.
F.2C - Lightened hull design; 2 examples produced.