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United States' Ryan YO-51 Dragonfly liaison

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Ryan YO-51 Dragonfly liaison:
United States' Ryan YO-51 Dragonfly liaison
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
Ryan YO-51 Dragonfly liaison:
United States' Ryan YO-51 Dragonfly liaison
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Design

The Ryan YO-51 Dragonfly had a design that allowed it to almost hover at very low speeds.1

Specifications

  Ryan YO-51 Dragonfly
Type Liaison1
Crew 21
Engine (Type) 1: Pratt & Whitney Wasp Junior1
Cylinders Radial1
Cooling  
HP 4201
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 52'1
Length 34' 5"1
Height 11' 1"1
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded  
Performance  
Speed  
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range  
Armament  

Sources:

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