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Lockheed 18 Lodestar specs
Last updated: 8 August 2013
Manufacturer:Lockheed
Country: United States of America
ICAO Type designator:L18
First flight:21 September 1939
Production ended: 19..
Production total:624
Series: 18-07: Two 875 hp Pratt & Whitney Hornet S1E2-G engines; 25 built
18-08: Two 1200 hp Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp S1C3-G engines; 33 built
18-10: Two 1200 hp Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp S1C3-G engines; 39 built
18-14: Two 1200 hp Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp S4C4-G engines; 4 built.
18-40: Two 1200 hp Wright Cyclone G-1820-G104A engines; 26 built.
18-50: Two 1200 hp Wright Cyclone G-1820-G202A engines; 13 built
18-56: GR-1820-G205A, R-1820-40s or R-1820-87s engines
C-56B: Impressed Model 18-40s with two Wright 1820-97 engines
C-57: Two 1200 hp Pratt & Whitney R-1830-53 engines
C-57B: Based on Model 18-08 fitted for trooping; 7 built
C-60: Model 18-56 with Wright R-1820-87 engines; 36 aircraft built
C-60A: C-60 as paratroop transport with R-1830 Twin Wasp engines; 325 built
Learstar: Conversion with 1425 hp Wright R-1820-C-9HD engines
Lodestar IA: RAF designation of C-59
Lodestar II: RAF designation of C-60
R5O-3: 4-seater VIP transports
R5O-5: US Navy version of the C-60 with 1200 hp Wright R-1820-40 engines
R5O-6: C-60A for the US Marine Corps, equipped with 18 paratroop seats; 35 built
Rausch Super 18 Hudstar: Lockheed Hudson with a Lodestar rear fuselage and tail
VC-60A: VIP conversion of C-60A
Propulsion:2 piston engines
Maximum number of passengers:18
Maximum take-off mass:7945 kg
ICAO Mass group:3