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OV-1C Mohawk

BUNO - 68-15934

Whispering Death (Vietcong nickname)

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The Grumman OV-1 Mohawk is an armed military observation and attack aircraft that was designed for battlefield surveillance and light strike capabilities. It has a twin turboprop configuration, and carries two crew members in side-by-side seating. The Mohawk was intended to operate from short, unimproved runways in support of United States Army maneuver forces.

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specifications

DIMENSIONS AND CAPACITY 

CREW: 2 - Pilot and Bombardier/Navigator (BN)

SIZE: LENGTH 41 ft 0 in (12.50 m)
WINGSPAN  48 ft 0 in (14.63 m),

HEIGHT 12 ft 8 in (3.86 m),

EMPTY WEIGHT 12,054 lb (5,468 kg)

MAX TAKE OFF WEIGHT: 18,109 lb (8,214 kg)

PERFORMANCE

SPEED: 305 mph (491 km/h, 265 kn) (IR mission)

SERVICE CEILING: 25,000 ft (7,600 m)

RANGE: 944 mi (1,519 km, 820 nmi) with external tanks

"This aircraft on loan from the National Naval Aviation Museum on behalf of the Navy History and Heritage Command"

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