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AT-7 Navigator, U.S. Trainer


Photograph of AT-7 Navigator trainer

U.S. Air Force. Via Wikimedia Commons


Beechcraft AT-7 Navigator


Specifications:


Crew 6
Dimensions 47'7" by 33'11" by 9'2"
14.50m by 10.34m by 2.79m
Weight 8750 lbs fully loaded
3970 kg fully loaded
Maximum speed       230 mph
370 km/h
Service ceiling 23,300 feet
7100m
Power plant 2 450 hp Pratt & Whitney R-985-25 Wasp Junior nine-cylinder radial engines
Range 1626 miles
2617 km

The AT-7 was used to train American navigators during the Second World War. It was a militarized version of the Beechcraft Model 18 commercial transport equipped with three navigation desks and an astrodome.

References

Pima Air and Space Museum (accesssed 2012-5-14)



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