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Wittemann Lewis Training Tractor

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Top speed  119 km/h
Length  8.28 m
Wingspan  13 m
Manufacturer  Wittemann-Lewis

The Wittemann-Lewis Training Tractor (sometimes referred to as the T-T) is an American two-seat military training biplane designed and built by the Wittemann-Lewis Aircraft Company.

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Design

The Training Tractor was designed as a military training biplane, a conventional tractor biplane with two-open cockpits in tandem. It had a square section fuselage and a conventional landing gear with a tailskid. The Training Tractor was powered by a 70 hp (52 kW) Hall-Scott A-7 engine mounted in the nose. It was not ordered into production.

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 27 ft 2 in (8.28 m)
  • Wingspan: 42 ft 0 in (12.8 m)
  • Height: 11 ft 6 1/2 in (3.52 m)
  • Wing area: 400 ft2 (27.9 m2)
  • Empty weight: 1560 lb (708 kg)
  • Gross weight: 2165 lb (982 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Hall-Scott A-7, 70 hp (52 kW)
  • Performance

  • Maximum speed: 74 mph (119 km/h)
  • Stall speed: 38 mph (61 km/h)
  • Endurance: 3 hours  0 min
  • Rate of climb: 300 ft/min (1.5 m/s)
  • References

    Wittemann-Lewis Training Tractor Wikipedia


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