US Air Force Museum - Cold War - Grumman HU-16B Albatross Amphibian
Bill Maloney

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Grumman HU-16B Albatross Amphibian Specifications:

Grumman HU-16 Albatross Amphibians at other Aviation Museums in the Northeast
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A Grumman Albatross Amphibian at the New England Air Museum near Hartford, CT Another Grumman HU-16 Albatross can be found at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, NY

Length: 62 feet 10 inches
96 feet, 8 inches
25 feet, 10 inches
Empty 20,000lbs Loaded - 36,000lbs
Max Speed: 250mph
Cruise Speed: 165mph
Range: 1,650 miles with external fuel
Service Ceiling: 22,000 feet
Fuel Capacity: 1,075 gallons internal, 600 externally
Powerplant: Two Wright R-1820 radial engines 1,425hp each
First Flight: Oct. 24, 1947
Cost: $510,000

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