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Type of aircraft
Country U.S.
Date 1929
Crew 1 pilot
Wingspan 59 ft. 0 in.
Lenght 43 ft 3 in.
Height 12 ft. 10 in.
number of passengers 6
Enginetype Wright G1R-1820E Cyclone radial
575 Hp
Max. take-off weight 7.341 lbs.
Cruise speed 133 Mph, max 150Mph
Range 675 miles
14.300 ft
Fokker C.14A

Fokker C.14 with stronger engine

The last Fokker Y1C-14 built was fitted with a 575 horsepower Wright Cyclone and redesignated Y1C-14 and later as C-14. While assigned to Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio, the Y1C-14 was used primarily as an engine test bed for the geared radial engine.

In addition to the engine change, the Y1C-14 featured a smaller diameter 3-blade propeller in place of the original 2-blade prop. (The propeller is an easy way to tell the two models apart.)

The performance of the -A model was basically the same as with the original engine.

During the 1920s the Air Corps traditionally assigned a new designation to an aircraft based on an engine change, for example the Fokker C-2 & C7; however, beginning in the early 1930s this practice changed.

Instead of assigning a completely new designation, the Air Corps began assigning only new model identifiers (A, B, etc.) to indicate an updated version of an aircraft.