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Allied Aviation XLRA

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Wingspan  22 m
First flight  1943
Length  12 m
Manufacturer  Allied Aviation
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The Allied Aviation XLRA was a prototype flying-boat transport glider built for the US Navy during World War II. It was a low-wing wooden monoplane that could carry ten troops. Two prototypes were constructed, but orders for 100 production examples were cancelled when the Navy decided to opt for powered transport aircraft instead. The designation LR2A was assigned to a refined version of the design, but this was never produced.

Specifications (XLRA-1)

General characteristics

  • Crew: two pilots
  • Capacity: 10 troops
  • Length: 40 ft 0 in (12.2 m)
  • Wingspan: 72 ft 0 in (22.0 m)
  • Height: 12 ft 3 in (3.7 m) each each
  • References

    Allied Aviation XLRA Wikipedia


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