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The Allison Prop Jet Convair, or CV580, is a two engine, low wing medium range commercial transport. Originally, manufactured by Convair as a CV340 or CV440, and then converted to prop–jet power by the Allison Division of General Motors Corporation through Canadian STC SA00-140, or FAA STC SA4-1100. Conversions today are done by Kelowna Flightcraft, the Type Certificate and STC Holder, with aircraft gross weight up to 58,156 pounds. Distinguishing features include a pressurized semi-monocoque fuselage, dual wheel tricycle landing gear, a forward self-contained folding stairway, up to 55 passenger seating, or full cargo configuration using pallets or closed containers. Allison 501-D13D, 501D13H, or 501D22G turbine engines power the CV580 through Aeroproducts A6441FN-606A, or Hamilton Standard 54H60-77, 4 bladed , reversing, full feathering propellers. The proven reliability, versatility of configurations, and continuing operator support ensure aircraft viability into the future.


Specifications:
CV580F
Maximum Takeoff Weight (lbs) 58,156
Maximum Landing Weight (lbs) 53,000
Maximum Zero Fuel Weight (lbs) 50,000
Operating Empty Weight (lbs) 34,000
Fuel Capacity (usg) 1,730
Maximum Payload (lbs) 16,000
Main Deck Cargo Volume (ft³) 2,500
Lower Hold Cargo Volume (ft³) 78
Total Cargo Volume (ft³) 2,578
Maximum Range (nm) 1,250
Range with Maximum Payload (nm) 700
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