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United States' Aeronca L-3 Grasshopper liaison

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Aeronca L-3C Grasshopper liaison:
United States' Aeronca L-3C Grasshopper liaison
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
Aeronca L-3C Grasshopper liaison:
United States' Aeronca L-3C Grasshopper liaison
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Design

The Aeronca L-3 Grasshopper was adapted from a sports aircraft.

Specifications

  Aeronca L-3C Grasshopper
Type Liaison, Reconnaissance
Crew  
Passengers  
Engine (Type) 1: Continental A-65-S
Cylinders  
Cooling Air
HP 65
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 35'
Length 21' 10"
Height 9'
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 1,200 lb
Performance  
Speed 87 mph
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range 215 mph
Armament  

Sources:

  1. Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook, Ensign L. C. Guthman, 1943
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site