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Model 17R Specifications
Approved Type Certificate:  Engineering Memorandum 496.
Issued December 20, 1932.
Total Built:  Two (17R-1, NC499N and 17R-2, NC58Y)
Price:  $15,000 - $18,000
Wing span:  34 feet 4 inches
Wing Area:  323 ft2 (includes 500f upper fuselage area)
Wing loading:  13.93 lb./ ft2
Length:  24 feet 3 inches
Height:  8 feet 8 inches
Basic empty weight:  2,677 lb.
Maximum gross weight:  4,500 lb.
Engine:  Wright R-975E2 nine-cylinder, air-cooled radial, 420 hp.
Propeller:  Hamilton Standard, controllable pitch
Power loading:  10.71 lb./hp.
Maximum speed:  201 mph
Cruise speed:  170-180 mph
Landing speed:  60 mph
Rate of climb:  1,500 ft./min.
Service ceiling:  20,000 ft.
Fuel capacity:  145 gallons
Range:  800-1,050 statute miles
Technical features:  Steel spars and empennage structure. Ailerons on lower wings. Semi-retractable landing gear, electrically-operated empennage trim system. Rudder decelerator. Throw-over control wheel. Wire-braced empennage. Fixed, non-swiveling tailwheel. Wing rib spacing 6 inches.



 
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