Grumman G-21 Goose

ICAO aircraft code G21
Manufacturer Grumman
Country United States
New price USD 0.062 million (1942)

The Grumman G-21 Goose is an amphibious flying boat designed by Grumman to serve as an eight-seat “commuter” aircraft for businessmen in the Long Island area.

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Grumman G-21 Goose Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
G21
Manufacturer
Grumman
Manufactured
1937 - 1945
Country
United States
New purchase price
USD 0.062 million (1942)

Aircraft performance

Engine:
2x Pratt & Whitney R-985-AN-6 Wasp Junio
Piston
Power:
450 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
175 Kts
324 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
65 Kts
Travel range:
560 Nm
1,037 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
21,300 feet
Rate of Climb:
1100 feet / minute
5.59meter / second
Take Off Distance:
305 meter - 1,000.64 feet
Landing Distance:
457 meter - 1,499.33 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
3,636 Kg
8,016 lbs
Max Payload:
1,170 Kg
2,579 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
220 gallon
833 liter

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About the Grumman G-21 Goose

The Grumman G-21 Goose is an amphibious flying boat designed by Grumman to serve as an eight-seat “commuter” aircraft for businessmen in the Long Island area. The Goose was Grumman’s first monoplane to fly, its first twin-engined aircraft, and its first aircraft to enter commercial airline service. During World War II, the Goose became an effective transport for the US military (including the United States Coast Guard), as well as serving with many other air forces. During hostilities, the Goose took on an increasing number of combat and training roles.

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