Westwind I Performance, Specifications and Comparisons


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Westwind I

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The Westwind I Medium Jet was manufactured by Israel Aircraft between 1976 and 1987. The cabin measures 15.5 feet long by 4.8 feet wide by 4.9 feet tall giving it a total cabin volume of 323 cubic feet. The dimensions make it comfortable for 8 passengers, with the maximum configuration seating 10. The baggage compartment can hold up to 8 bags, assuming your average piece of luggage is less than 5 cubic feet. The Westwind I has a maximum range (subject to headwinds, high altitude, hot temperatures, or higher capacity) of 2330 miles and a maximum speed of 540 mph. Common names and abbreviations: IAI-1124, Westwind, IAI-1124.
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  • Category: Medium Jet
  • Cabin Volume: 323 cubic feet
  • Baggage Volume: 54 cubic feet
  • Max Speed: 540 mph
  • Range: 2330 miles
  • Fuel Burn: 188 gph
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The Westwind is an executive medium jet, it is also called: Aero Commander 1121 Jet Commander and is one of the most famous airplanes of the aircraft manufacturing industry in Israel. Originally designed in the U.S., it has capacity for 7 to 10 passengers and a crew of 2, its first flying was on January 27 of 1963.

It has two engines on the later fuselage and wings in the halfway up, after some series of tests it was sent to production and was available for commercial use in 1965, but after the first models were built the fuselage length was modified (2 feet and 6 inches) to permit a better payload capacity

It is used for civil and military transportation. Civil uses in: Canada, Australia, and the U.S. And military purposes in: Uganda, Chile, Honduras, Panama, Israel, Mexico, U.S. and Ecuador. At present a total of 442 units of this jet were built.

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