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United States' Curtiss-Wright SNC-1 Falcon trainer

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Curtiss-Wright SNC-1 Falcon trainer:
United States' Curtiss-Wright SNC-1 Falcon trainer
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
Curtiss-Wright SNC-1 Falcon trainer:
United States' Curtiss-Wright SNC-1 Falcon trainer
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Design

The Curtiss-Wright SNC-1 Falcon was used for advanced training, including navigation and bombing.1

Specifications

  Curtiss-Wright SNC-1 Falcon
Type Trainer1
Crew  
Engine (Type) 1: Wright Whirlwind1
Cylinders Radial1
Cooling  
HP 4201
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 35'1
Length 26' 6"1
Height 7' 6"1
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 3,200 lb1
Performance  
Speed 215 mph1
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range 500 miles1
Armament  

Sources:

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