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Lioré et Olivier LeO H-47

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| manufacturer=[[Lioré et Olivier]]
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The ”’Lioré et Olivier LeO H-47”’ was a flying boat airliner built in France in 1936.<ref name=’Jane’s ‘>Taylor 1989, 580</ref> Designed in response to a French air ministry specification for passenger transports to service transatlantic routes to South America, it was a conventional, high-wing design with the cabin and flight deck fully enclosed within a streamlined hull. The four engines were mounted in two tractor-pusher pairs on the upper wing.

The prototype H-47 was destroyed in a crash in March 1937 that was attributed to a wingtip float breaking away whilst the aircraft was in flight.<ref name=’Flight 1937′>”Flight” 14 October 1937, 374</ref> Nevertheless, [[Air France]] went ahead with the purchase of five similar (though strengthened) machines, which were put into service as mailplanes.<ref name=’Jane’s’ /> These machines were impressed into the French Navy at the outbreak of the Second World War.<ref name=’Jane’s’ />

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* ”’France”’
** [[Air France]]

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|crew=Two pilots
|capacity=12 passengers
|length m=21.20
|length ft=69
|length in=7
|span m=31.80
|span ft=104
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|height m=7.10
|height ft=23
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|empty weight lb=23,023
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|eng1 number=4
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|max speed kmh=360
|max speed mph=225
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* {{cite book |last= Taylor |first= Michael J. H. |title=Jane’s Encyclopedia of Aviation |year=1989 |publisher=Studio Editions |location=London |pages= }}
* {{cite journal |title=Civil Types in Paris |journal=[[Flight International|Flight]] |month=19 November |year=1936 |pages=552 |url= |accessdate=2008-10-02}}
* {{cite journal |title=For the South Atlantic |journal=[[Flight International|Flight]] |month=22 October |year=1936 |pages=419 |url= – 2864.html |accessdate=2008-10-02}}
* {{cite journal |title=Atlantic Aspirants |journal=[[Flight International|Flight]] |month=14 October |year=1937 |pages=372 |url= |accessdate=2008-10-02}}
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{{Lioré et Olivier aircraft}}
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[[Category:French airliners 1930-1939]]
[[Category:Seaplanes and flying boats]]
[[Category:Lioré et Olivier aircraft]]

(Via Wikipedia – New pages [en].)

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