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United States' Curtiss-Wright AT-9 Fledgling, Jeep trainer

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Curtiss-Wright AT-9 Jeep trainer:
United States' Curtiss-Wright AT-9 Jeep trainer
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
Curtiss-Wright AT-9 Jeep trainer:
United States' Curtiss-Wright AT-9 Jeep trainer
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Design

The Curtiss-Wright AT-9 had special characteristics to make it perform like larger two engine military aircraft.1

Specifications

  Curtiss-Wright AT-9 Jeep
Type Trainer1
Crew  
Engine (Type) 2: Lycoming R-680-91
Cylinders Radial1
Cooling Air1
HP 280 each1
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 43' 4"1
Length 31'1
Height 9' 9"1
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 5,650 lb1
Performance  
Speed 200 mph1
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